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Now Kids Can 'Imagine Roswell 2030'
Now Kids Can 'Imagine Roswell 2030'

ROSWELL, GA -- The City of Roswell is holding a contest challenging local youth to imagine their city in the year 2030.

Roswell residents and students attending schools in the city, grades 1-12, are invited to participate. Winners will receive prizes that have been donated from Roswell businesses.

Children in grades 1-4 must submit a color drawing of how they "Imagine Roswell" to be in 2030, including people, homes, businesses and/or parks.

Children in grades 5-8 must submit either a poster or written essay. These submissions should include people, homes, businesses, parks and the redevelopment of a specific area of Roswell.

High school students (grades 9-12) must submit a multi-media project using an essay, video, photography and/or visual art of how they "Imagine Roswell" to be in 2030. The following themes should be addressed:

* Population/demographic changes (increasing diversity/aging)
* Housing
* Businesses
* The Historic District
* Parks/recreational activities
* Cultural arts (theatres, art centers, galleries, etc.)
* Public safety (police/fire)
* Water resources (streams/rivers)
* Street network
* Areas to redevelop (including a redevelopment plan)

All entries must be submitted to the City of Roswell Community Development Department:

Imagine Roswell 2030
c/o Jackie Deibel
38 Hill Street, Suite G-30
Roswell, GA 30075

Entries are due no later than noon on Friday, Jan. 28. They will be judged by a committee, and the winners will be selected based on the originality and creativity of their ideas, as well as the inclusion of the suggested themes.

Winners will be announced on Thursday, Feb. 3. Award recipients will be honored during the Monday, Feb. 14 Mayor and City Council meeting.

For more information, contact Jackie Deibel either via email or at 770-641-3783. Visit the City of Roswell Web site for the entry form.