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Cookeville-Putnam County Clean Commission
February 23, 2011

For twenty-five years the Cookeville-Putnam County Clean Commission has worked tirelessly to promote recycling and litter prevention in the community. I first noticed their presence at a local festival several years ago. The current coordinator, Lisa Luck, puts in many more hours than she is paid for because she is so committed to this work. In addition to speaking at various area schools, Lisa meets with community members, elected officials and local business people to discuss a variety of topics related to the work of the organization. This is my third year as a board member and I can tell you that this board does much more than meet once a month! We clean a section of roadway twice a year and we all volunteer to staff our booth at several annual community events in addition to keeping these events litter-free with the help of many volunteers.

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I'm proud of the Clean Commission for working so hard to keep our community clean and beautiful.

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If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

Work on fundraising and increase the budget so that the coordinator can work full time and we can get our message out to more people.

MY ROLE:
Board Member & I am the secretary for this organization. I also help educate the wider community on litter prevention and recycling at many community events.

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