By MIKE WILLIAMS
The Pulaski County Board of Supervisors’ “One Bag Challenge” has gotten off to a rousing start.
According to Supervisors Chairman Laura Walters, in less than a month over 40 countians have accepted the challenge to pick up trash around Pulaski County and to remind others not to litter.
Walters said so far 169 bags of trash have been picked up as of Monday.
Walters said the challenge continues through the board’s May meeting.
She read the names of participants so far and the number of bags and other items they picked up, including:
Adam Farris, 15 bags
Spinning Jenny Winery, 3 bags
Ann Reeves, 5 bags
Bill Williams, 1 bag
Kay Patterson, 10 bags
Jan and John Woodward, 3 bags
Mary Beth Glenn, 5 bags
Jeff Arnold and Laura Walters, 2 bags
Ms. Pennington, 6 bags
Doug Clark, 2 bags
Tina and Jim Cometa, 3 bags
Rob Hurst, 1 bag
Kevin Hawks, 4 bags
Kym Allen and City of Refuge After School Kids, 6 bags
Kym Allen, 5 bags
Donia Eley and Julie Williams, 5 bags
Hannah Rouse Card and Karen Gerlach, 2 bags
Jesika Boyd and Sister, 2 bags
Keran Gerlach, Hana Rouse Card and Sharon Simon, 9 bags
Wanda Simpkins, 1 bag and brush
Emmalyn Moleon, 2 bags
Krista Lindsay, 8 bags
Linda McGraw, 6 bags
William and Gina Paine, 10 bags and a toilet
Lief Hurd, 2 bags
Amanda Dishon, 14 bags and a tire
Sharon Simon, 6 bags
Katrina Compton and Madeline Aust, 2 bags
Bryan Aust, 1 Bag
County Crew, 48 bags
Walters then conducted a drawing for five $100 gift cards for the month of February.
Winners were Ann Reeves; the team of William and Gina Paine; the team of Keran Gerlach, Hana Rouse Card and Sharon Simon; Spinning Jenny Winery and Linda McCraw.
Those participating in the challenge can come by the County Administration Building to pick up supplies and a Pulaski County Proud T-shirt before heading out to pickup trash.