- Creative Volunteers Paint Recycled Drums for use as Trash and Recycle Bins -

WHAT: Volunteers of all ages and talents will test their creativity and painting skills on recycled 55-gallon petroleum drums that will be used as trash and recycling receptacles throughout Port Everglades. Awards will be given for the most creative drums. In its fourth year, the "Keep Port Everglades Shipshape" event is a port-wide campaign to encourage recycling and cleanliness at one of the world's leading cruise and cargo seaports, Port Everglades. The event also coincides with National Maritime Day, which is a national celebration to honor and recognize the maritime industry and its benefits to our country. Volunteer painters were coordinated with  with HandsOn Broward.

WHEN: Saturday, May 18, 2013, from 9 a.m. until noon. Judging begins at 11 a.m. and is followed by a brief ceremony. 

WHERE: In a new location in front of Cruise Terminals 22/24. 

SECURITY: Participants and media over the age of 18 must present government-issued photo identification, such as a driver's license or passport, at the entrance gates to Port Everglades.

DATE: May 17, 2013
MEDIA CONTACTS: Ellen Kennedy and Maisy Alpert
PHONE: 954-468-3508 or 954-468-3505
EMAIL: ekennedy@broward.org or malpert@broward.org