Make and Take Rain Barrel Workshop Scheduled
January 11, 2010
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Ann Hartmann, Public Information Specialist
Newport News Waterworks
Phone: (757) 926-1155
Digital Pager: (757) 882-6151
Newport News, VA – Newport News Waterworks, Newport News Public Works, Newport News Master Gardeners, the Virginia Cooperative Extension Service and the local Habitat for Humanity are hosting a Make and Take Rain Barrel Workshop on Saturday, January 23rd at the Habitat for Humanity Re-Store 9614 Warwick Boulevard. The workshop begins at 10:00 am and concludes around noon.
The public is invited, but you must register by January 19th. The cost is $40, paid in advance, which includes all materials. Participants are asked to bring pliers, a flashlight and gloves to the workshop. You must be able to transport your barrel home.
To register for the event, call 926-1103 or go to www.nngov.com/waterworks. Registration ends at close of business on Tuesday, January 19th or when the 15 participant limit is achieved.
Future workshops will be held in the coming months.