WALSENBURG- This summer, the Huerfano World Journal is proud to sponsor the Let’s Beautify Walsenburg campaign, which is aimed at putting our best community face forward.
Running from April 15 to Labor Day, the campaign will reward property owners for cleaning up their yard or business. First place is $500, second place is $300 and third place is $200.
To officially be a part of the campaign, you need to come by the HWJ office at 500 Main St to tell us the address of your property, and to give us permission to take “before” and “after” pictures that will be run in the newspaper.
Properties will be judged by an anonymous panel of master gardeners who will be looking for the basics of cleaning up trash, furniture, appliances, cars, livestock, whatever you may have hanging out on the front lawn, and for the improvement or addition of plants or other decoration to your entire property – not just the front yard!
Three hardworking property owners will walk away with the cash, but all of Walsenburg will benefit by having a cleaner, greener community to live in.
So do your part; mow that lawn, clip that hedge, haul that clunker, plant flowers, fix those broken fences! Take pride in this terrific town, and you may be greening up your wallet as well as your yard. Winners will be announced September 9.