LeAnn Rimes encourages students to go green
Monday, November 19, 2007
– LeAnn Rimes teamed up with "all small & mighty" to search for the greenest elementary school kids in America. The singer is encouraging students to become environmentalists and help their families make easy changes at home that can make an environmental impact. Rimes was in a video to give environmental tips to students.
Parents and kids can register to enter the "Go Green & Small with 'all'" contest at www.gogreenwithall.com for a chance to win a $50,000 "greening grant" for their child's elementary school. Additional prizes include solar powered iPods for all the students of the winning school and $5,000 to 9 other finalist schools. Registration ends Nov. 26. Finalists will be announced on the Ellen DeGeneres Show in January.
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