Town sponsors Earth Day Challenge poster contest

Supervisor Ed Romaine has announced that the Town of Brookhaven will sponsor the first annual “Earth Day Challenge” poster contest.  Those who participate in the challenge are asked to create a poster with one unique earth friendly message.

Every poster submitted will be displayed for public viewing on Saturday, April 23 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. at West Meadow Beach on Trustees Road (past the white gate) in Setauket. The challenge is open to residents of all ages.

Deadline for submissions is Wednesday, April 20. Drop off your completed poster of any size at the Town of Brookhaven Parks and Recreation Building, 286 Hawkins Road in Centereach, NY 11720 from Monday through Friday 9:00 am to 4:00pm.

For more information, call Molly Hastings at 621-451-7064 or e-mail

Earth Day, which falls every year on April 22, was founded in 1970 by Wisconsin Senator Gaylord Nelson as a day of education about environmental issues. It is now celebrated around the world by more than one billion people in order to raise public awareness about environmental issues. Earth Day is considered the largest secular civic event in the world.

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