By Bobbie McCreary
April 11, 2012
SO HERE'S JUST ONE IDEA TO HELP. Ketchikan Youth Initiatives is launching a project to provide small, 9 x 13" biodegradable plastic litter bags for citizens to put in their cars, in their purse or pocket and use to pick up trash they see around. ALPAR is giving KYI a small grant that will purchase 1,000 bags. These bags will be customized to show the motto "Take Pride in Ketchikan," the slogan, "Litter makes us all look trashy," the KYI logo and the logos of the Borough, the City of Ketchikan and the City of Saxman all of whom support this effort. In order to purchase more bags, and to benefit the skatepark development campaign, local businesses can make a $200 donation and add their logos to the bags to increase the number of bags we can purchase. Not only does this offer give our community's businesses the opportunity to make a tax-deductible donation to the KYI akatepark campaign but it also rewards the donor with the opportunity to be featured in a week-long PSA Rotator on KTKN/KGTW and a special "double your spot" advertising offer. Watch for skateoarders around town promoting this project to local businesses...or, please, email Bob Fultz at firstname.lastname@example.org to get info about how to participate.
About: "Volunteer, Administrator of Ketchikan Youth Initiatives...Our Slogan is: Listen.Empower.Guide...Give our youth a LEG up."
Received April 07, 2012 - Published April 11, 2012
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