Garrard County is located in Central Kentucky’s beautiful Bluegrass Region, south of Lexington, on Highway 27. Lancaster, population 4,300, is the county seat; 30 miles from Lexington.

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(Updated January 25, 2013)

Tuesday, April 3, 2012

Anti-Litter/Beautification Campaign leads to Party on the Square 2012

SIXTH ANNUAL GARRARD COUNTY ANTI-LITTER/BEAUTIFICATION CAMPAIGN TO START APRIL 21st - read exciting details to find out how you can take part & enter to win…

The campaign will run from Earth Day (April 21) to June 3. Any group or individual who would like to conduct a public roadside cleanup will be provided trash bags and free disposal by the Solid Waste Department. The first 10 non-profits, churches, ball teams, or other such entities will earn $200 for cleaning 2 miles of public roadway during the campaign. These 10 groups will then be entered into a drawing at the Party on the Square on June 15 to earn an additional $100. There will be two drawings for $100 each and a representative of the group must be present to win. Additionally, any individual or group who assists with a beautification project, such as helping an elderly neighbor plant flowers, haul away junk, etc, will be entered into another drawing to be held at the Party on the Square. Two grand prizes will be given away for individuals or groups assisting with a beautification project.

Sign ups for the 10 non-profits will begin on Monday, April 16. Sign ups will be held on a first come, first served basis. Interested groups should call Solid Waste Coordinator Chris Thomason at 859-339-3233 or email him at Any groups in addition to the 10 earning $200 for 2 miles of roadway should also contact Chris Thomason to obtain trash bags and information on free disposal.

To be eligible for prizes, participants must either live in or work in Garrard County and be at least six years of age.

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