Keep Kingsport Beautiful Trash Barrel Paint-In

The Keep Kingsport Beautiful Trash Barrel Paint-In will be held at Allandale Mansion on Tuesday, July 13, 2010 from 10 am to 2 pm. There is no registration or ticket required. The public is invited to artistically decorate barrels to be used as litter containers during Fun Fest events and other public events throughout the year.

All ages are welcome- children 12 years and younger must have adult supervision. Participants should bring their own water-based paints, brushes, sponges, stencils, etc.

Winners and runner-ups will be selected in the following age categories: Less than 6-8 years, 6-8 years, 9-11 years, 12-17 years, Adult (18+) and Special Needs. Overall best barrel will receive the Terry Light Memorial Award.

Winning barrels are put on display and used at the Kingsport Area Chamber of Commerce as litter barrels in the building for the following year.

This event is sponsored by BB&T, WKPT-AM Tri-Cities, CE Minerals, and Wal-Mart Supercenter 599.

For more information, contact Leslie Snyder at 392-8814, visit their website at, or via email at


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