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Clean Art

The art shown here won last year’s Commonwealth Cleanup
Week 2000 Poster Contest, organized by the Kentucky Natural Resources & Environmental
Protection Cabinet, with assistance from the electric cooperatives’ Touchstone

This year’s winners will be announced in late March.
The contest is open to Kentucky students in grades 1-8. County winners receive
a $50 U.S. savings bond and state winners receive a $100 savings bond. The state
winners’ schools receive a $1,500 grant for environmental education. Although
the entry deadline has passed for this year, information on next year’s contest
is usually available in early January. For more information on the contest contact
Heather Frederick at (502) 564-5525, ask about it at your school, or use your
computer to go to the Web site

Tell us about your favorite book

Want a chance to become published in Kentucky
AND receive a $25 gift certificate from Joseph-Beth Booksellers of
Lexington? Write us a letter, saying (1) the title of your favorite book, (2)
the author, (3) in 100 or fewer words why it is your favorite book or what it
means to you, and (4) your name, address, phone number, and the name of your
local electric cooperative. Mail it by March 21 to: Kentucky Living, Favorite
Book, P.O. Box 32170, Louisville, KY 40232. We will choose as many of them as
we find interesting, and print as many as space allows in the May issue of Kentucky
Living. If your submission is printed, we will send you a $25 gift certificate
from Joseph-Beth, courtesy of Joseph-Beth and Kentucky Living. (Even if you
don’t live near Lexington, books can be ordered from Joseph-Beth by calling
(800) 248-6849 or online at

Scholarships for juniors & seniors

Women in Rural Electrification (Kentucky W.I.R.E.)
is taking applications for $750 scholarships. The scholarships are open to any
eligible student whose family is served by a Kentucky electric cooperative and
is a full junior or senior with at least 60 hours of credits at a Kentucky college
or university by the start of the fall term. W.I.R.E. may award up to three
scholarships. The deadline for application is June 15, 2001. For an application
form, go to, or call your local
electric cooperative.

Web winners

Thank you to the 1,136 of you who fired up the
computer and went online to register for the
drawing in January. And congratulations to Wayne Lockwood of Elizabethtown,
the winner of the Kentucky Living gift basket.

Congratulations, too, to the 10 runners-up who will receive a Kentucky Living
beverage mug.

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