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East View Elementary ‘Adopts a Highway’

adoptahighway eve1East View Elementary students volunteered Feb. 22 to collect trash on Hwy. 2830 for "Adopt-A-Highway".OWENSBORO, Ky. (2/24/14) – On Saturday, students and staff from East View Elementary gathered to collect trash from along a two-mile stretch of Ky. Hwy. 2830 as part of the school’s commitment to the “Adopt-A-Highway” program.

East View Elementary teacher Amanda Davis said the decision to join the program was an idea she had when looking for ways to encourage kids to take part in more community service projects through the popular “Leader in Me” program.

The Saturday clean-up effort was the second time for the local highway.

adoptahighway eve2East View Elementary students and teachers volunteered to collect trash Feb. 22 for "Adopt-A-Highway".

Davis said clean-up along the road will take place three to four times per year.

Dennis Beard
SurfKY News
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