Celebrating Earth Day in West Texas

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ODESSA, Texas (Nexstar) – West Texas Food Bank and Keep Midland Beautiful have partnered up to celebrate Earth Day.

“We are excited to partner again with Keep Midland Beautiful and offer a unique venue for the kiddos to learn,” said Libby Campbell, Executive Director, West Texas Food Bank. “The West Texas Food Bank earned a coveted ‘Green Energy’ award from Feeding America for our initiatives in water reclamation and solar power, and we are always happy to open our doors and teach the children about the world around them and how to be great stewards of the environment.”

The event is free and open to the public on April 17, 2021 between 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the West Texas Bank Midland Facility, both social distancing and masks will be encouraged.  

“Earth day is a special time to appreciate and be aware of the environment we live in West Texas. This event will offer ways to help beautify and take care of our little slice of earth in Midland,” Doreen Womack, Keep Midland Beautiful.

Booths will feature:

  • Abigail Pritchard, Family & Consumer Science Agent
  • City of Midland Parks Division
  • Buffalo Trail Council, BSA.
  • Llano Master Naturalist
  • Midland County Environmental Officers
  • Midland County Library Bookmobile
  • Permian Basin Master Gardeners
  • Tea 2 Go
  • I-20 Wildlife Preserve
  • Goddard Jr. High Teen Leadership

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