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Nominations accepted for Martin Beautiful

Nominations accepted for Martin Beautiful
The Martin Beautiful Committee is now seeking nominations for the eighth annual Martin Beautiful Awards. Outstanding examples are the 2009 winners:  Richard and Dana Kelly (118 Gardner), Arthur B. Davis (119 Kelly West Dr.),  First Baptist Church {123 University), James Wick-Peach Grove Nursery (University Street),  Weldon Public Library (100 Main Street), and Taco Bell (849 University Street). Please also consult martinbeautiful.org and click on Annual Awards. 
There will be six awards given to recognize beautification efforts in five different categories:
• Residential (Two Winners)
• Business/Commercial
• Public Place
• Churches
• Adopt-A-Site
The Martin Beautiful Committee awards are given to individuals or businesses that have demonstrated the greatest efforts to beautify Martin during the past year.
The Martin Beautiful committee feels this is a way to salute those that take pride in their property and in the City of Martin.
Beginning June 6, nominations for the Martin Beautiful Awards will be accepted through June 20.  After viewing the nominated sites June 24-26, the Martin Beautiful Committee will decide the winners.
The winners will be announced at the Mayor’s Kickoff Luncheon on Sept. 7 as part of the 17th Annual TN Soybean Festival. 
Rules for the awards are as follows:
• Last year’s winners are ineligible.
• Nominations can be made by anyone in the community.
• A committee or third party can make nominations.
• Landscape of the front and back yards, not architecture, is to be considered.
• The property with the majority of votes in its category will be selected.
To nominate properties by phone, contact Marvin Downing, 587-6054.
To nominate by mail, contact Marvin Downing, 112 Brooks Drive, Martin 38237, or mdowning@utm.edu.
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