Perry’s Department of Public Works is holding an essay contest for fourth-grade students in celebration of National Public Works Week.
The topic for the essay is “Why Should I Recycle.” All essays must be submitted by May 8 to the City of Perry, Department of Public Works, P.O. Box 2030, Perry, 31069.
The Public Works director will notify the first, second and third place winners by May 15. Winners will be honored at the City Council meeting May 19 at 6 p.m. For more information, call 478-988-2739.