Rossland Student Wins Design Contest
Rossland student Kristen Lloyd’s design won the contest to create the new image for Rossland’s reusable bag. The contest and bag are sponsored by Greener Footprints a local non-profit group dedicated to reducing waste in our daily lives.
Kristen is shown accepting the $100 prize from Greener Footprints’ Kathy Moore with RSS art teacher Joost Winckers looking on. Key sponsors this year are the Nelson and District Credit Union, the City of , the RDKB and local businesses: Bear Country Kitchen, Revolution Cycles, Tails, Sunshine Café, Enviro-bear and Century 21.
Last year the Greener Footprints spearheaded the effort to get a bag in every household. Since January 2007 5,000 bags have been distributed; mostly through donations collected at local retailers in Rossland.
Any interested sponsors are encouraged to contact Kathy Moore 362-3319.