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Hydrant designers!

Friday, August 22, 2008

The winners of the City of Brazil's Fire Hydrant Design Contest were announced Friday afternoon at the Brazil City Fire Department. A total of five entries were submitted and all were named winners, receiving key to they city pins and a $5 gift certificate to The Old Fashioned Soda Fountain at Lynn's Pharmacy. The winners, who were joined by Sparky the Fire Dog, are (from left) Lucas Schoor, son of Paul and Amy Schoor, Rachel Gibbens, daughter of Justin and Beth Gibbens, Carter Schoor and sisters Macey and Emily Johnson, daughters of Craig and Heidi Johnson. The winners will set up a time with the City of Brazil to paint their respective hydrants. Courtesy Photo.


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Anxious to view the hydrant designs ~ will the paper be publishing the efforts of these youngsters?

-- Posted by karebabe on Fri, Aug 22, 2008, at 9:42 PM

An addition to my previous comment ~ how about painting the city hydrants with these designs ~ this could be done by members of our community 'adopting' a hydrant & painting it ~ ~ 'unoit' commenting on the sign ordinance article suggested painted trash receptacles ~ and how about seasonal/event banners on the lamp posts throughout Brazil ~ we already have quaint custom painted business signs ~ maybe some 'dressing up' would add some charm to Brazil not to mention make Brazil a little more desirable when newcomers visit ~ we have so many festivals/parades/events ~ why not promote them? We visit Crawfordsville on a regular basis ~ they promote all events ~ no matter how small or big ~ with yard signs, painted store front windows, lamp post banners ~ there is always a "Welcome" feeling when visiting Crawfordsville ~ another idea for the City Administration to ponder ~

-- Posted by karebabe on Fri, Aug 22, 2008, at 10:02 PM


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