UMR to host Earth Day celebration April 24

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On April 2, 2007

Rolla Earth Day 2007, which will be hosted by the University of Missouri-Rolla, is scheduled for Tuesday, April 24. The theme for this year’s event is “Love Where You Live.”         

Rolla Earth Day 2007 activities will take place from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Havener Center on campus, rain or shine. The celebration will feature live entertainment, exhibits, a poetry contest and children’s activities. Also, the UMR Bookstore will give away free saplings.         

The poetry contest is open to anyone in the Rolla area. Prizes will be awarded in four age divisions. Poems inspired by Earth Day should be submitted to Lorraine Woolsey ( in the UMR Writing Center by April 4.         

Rolla Earth Day 2007 T-shirts are available for $10-12, depending on size, at the UMR Bookstore, or by contacting Melissa Folsom at 341-4954 or . Those who purchase an Earth Day shirt will automatically be entered in drawings for prizes. Winners are not required to be present.         

Rolla Earth Day 2007 is sponsored by several area organizations. The general public is invited to attend this community event. For more information, contact UMR’s Amy Gillman at (573) 341-7600 or .

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