Earth Day Groceries Reports, 2002

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Stan Zagula
St. Mary of the Annunciation School
Mundelein, IL USA

We decorated 500 bags!

About our project:

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submitted on 2/19/2004

Lisa Justus
Churchill Jr. High
Galesburg, ILUSA

We decorated 1100 bags!

About our project: All three grades at Churchill Jr. High in Galesburg, IL decorated paper grocery bags for Earth Day. Most students completed two bags. Threee large grocery stores participated: Hy Vee, Econo Foods, and Eagles. Each grade used bags from a different store. The students used a wide variety of environmental ideas on their bags. The bags were returned to the stores the Friday before Earth Day and used for customers starting on Sunday, April 21.

submitted on 5/9/2002

Rhonda Kollmann
Cissna Park Elementary
Cissna Park, ILUSA

We decorated 400 bags!

About our project: This program was so successful last year that we wanted to do it again. We truly thank Luke's One Stop, Knapp and Steiner Hardware, and Cissna Foods for allowing us to use their paper bags.

submitted on 5/8/2002

Lisa Kreutz
Wolcott PTA
Thornton, ILUSA

We decorated 186 bags!

About our project: This was our first year. We did it as a voluntary project. Out of 286 students, 186 bags were decorated. They did a wonderful job. The people in our community enjoyed seeing the bags when they shopped at our small-town store.

submitted on 5/7/2002

Robin Tuttle
C.R. Hanna Elementary
Orion, ILUSA

We decorated 180 bags!

About our project: We decorated our grocery bags in celebration of Earth Day. Thanks to Jerry Shawago and Rob Anderson for supplying the bags. Our 82 fourth graders also watched a movie "The Lorax" and entered a poster contest sponsored by Henry County Water and Soil Conservation District.

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submitted on 5/6/2002