Community Events

  

Earth DAy 2015

             

           Earth Day

            April 22, 2015

Earth Day broadens the base of support for environmental programs, rekindles public commitment and builds community activism around the world through a broad range of events and activities. Earth Day is the largest civic event in the world, celebrated simultaneously around the globe by people of all backgrounds, faiths and nationalities. More than a billion people participate in our campaigns every year.

 

 

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AWWA National Drinking Water Week
May 3-9, 2015

National Drinking Water Week is sponsored by the American Water Works Association (AWWA) and is dedicated to increasing public awareness and involvement in drinking water issues.  As a member of the AWWA, Erwin Utilities will recognize National Drinking Water Week the first week of May – come celebrate with us!

 

Unicoi County Solar Car Derby

May 9, 2015

            Erwin Utilities and the YMCA are teaming up to hold a Solar Car Derby on Saturday, May 9th.  The derby challenges participants to design, build, and compete against other participants in a head-to-head tournament.  This event actively engages participants in function of STEM: science, technology, engineering, and math. This even also strongly promotes creativity and collaboration.  Deadline for registration is Thursday, April 2, 2015.  To print a copy of the registration form please Click Here.

 

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May 9, 2015

Join residents of Flag Pond and the people of Unicoi County, Tennessee at the annual Flag Pond Ramp Festival on Saturday May 9, 2015, in the Town of Flag Pond at the Flag Pond Community Center.  There will be a variety of live Bluegrass, Country, and Gospel bands playing your favorite ‘Down Home’ songs.  There will be crafts and events for children.

 

Wayne Scott Strawberry Festival
May 16, 2015 – Unicoi Elementary School Track:  10 a.m. – 6 p.m.         strawberry

The Wayne Scott Strawberry Festival is held each May during the peak of our very own Scott’s strawberry season.  At this local tradition you can satisfy your strawberry carvings with an abundance of strawberry desserts, take your “best shot” at the dunking booth – which has been known to occasionally be occupied by county officials, enjoy live music performed by local talent and much, much more!  Consider making this Unicoi County tradition one of your own – and don’t forget the strawberries!

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