California Department of Transportation District 11 ­ San Diego & Imperial Counties

District 11

Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013

Contact: Public Information Officer Hayden Manning

Phone: (619) 688-6670

Media Advisory

Caltrans Presents Adopt-A-Highway Award to Calexico Mission School Volunteers

WHO:

Caltrans District Director Laurie Berman, Calexico Mission School Principal Susan Smith and student participants in the Caltrans Adopt-A-Highway Program.

WHAT:

Caltrans will present an Adopt-A-Highway Volunteer of the Year certificate to Calexico Mission School for its outstanding participation in the Caltrans   Adopt-A-Highway Program.  The program provides an opportunity for individuals, groups and businesses to adopt stretches of state highways for litter cleanup and other highway beautification activities. The Calexico Mission School was one of seven winners of the Volunteer of the Year Award.  The group of 32 students and four adults won the category for East Region. This ceremony will recognize their efforts to help protect and preserve Imperial County’s natural resources saving taxpayers more than $1,400 this past year. 

WHEN:

Wednesday, Nov. 13 at 2 p.m.

WHERE:

Calexico Mission School
601 East First Street
Calexico, CA 92231

PHOTO/VIDEO:
OPPORTUNITY

Caltrans will present the certificate at a school assembly to honor the Adopt-A-Highway volunteers. Speakers will be available for interviews following the ceremony.

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