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Teacher Cindy Carr Receives Henderson's Community Pride Award

June 05, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE NEWS RELEASE

PLEASE CONTACT KIM BECKER, (702) 267-4033

Henderson, Nev. – The City of Henderson Commemorative Beautification Commission named Cindy Carr, a fifth grade teacher at Robert Taylor Elementary School, the recipient of its Community Pride Award. The award was presented at the Henderson City Council meeting held June 3.

The Community Pride Award recognizes Henderson citizens, businesses and groups that have improved the appearance of their neighborhoods or properties, or added to the beauty or cleanliness of Henderson. Previous winners have included homeowners, homeowner’s associations, businesses and volunteers.

Carr was recognized for coordinating the cleanup and renovation of a desert tortoise habitat, cactus garden and vegetable garden located on her school’s campus. Carr worked with a variety of volunteer groups, and secured materials and funds to revitalize the 1.5-acre parcel.

For additional information, call (702) 267-4090 or visit us at cityofhenderson.com. Find us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

About Henderson Commemorative Beautification Commission: The City of Henderson Commemorative Beautification Commission (CBC) is comprised of volunteers in the community appointed by the City Council. Members make recommendations for the beautification of public areas within city limits. The CBC also sponsors a variety of beautification and environmental stewardship programs, including the Community Pride Award, Annual Holiday Outdoor Decorating Contest and Arbor Week educational activities.

About City of Henderson: Incorporated in 1953, Henderson is Nevada’s second largest city with nearly 280,000 residents. Henderson is a premier city, nationally recognized for its stunning parks, trails, master-planned communities, outstanding quality of life and patriotic past. Recognized as one of America’s Best Places to Live (MONEY and Liveability.com), one of America’s Best Cities (Business Week), one of the top six safest cities in America (Forbes, InsuranceProviders.com, Law Street Media, Movato.com), and a Bicycle Friendly Community (League of American Bicyclists), Henderson is a progressive and vibrant city committed to maintaining premier amenities and services for all who chose to live, learn, work and play in Henderson…a place to call home.

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