Chamber of Commerce Spring Cleanup Contest

Strawn Spring Clean Fling

Contest Application

Contest ends June 10, 2014

Contest winners will receive a gift card to be used at either Gordon Hardware or Lowe’s.

  • 1st place - $500 gift card
  • 2nd place - $300 gift card
  • 3rd place - $200 gift card

All eligible entries must abide by the following rules & parameters:

Ÿ       Complete property improvements AND submit an application by Tuesday, June 10, 2014 at 4:00 pm.

                Applications must be submitted to:

  • Strawn City Hall, City Secretary’s Office (Mon-Fri, 9 am to 4 pm)
  • Strawn Chamber Office (Fridays, 10 am to 3 pm)
  • Mailed to; Strawn Chamber, PO Box 278, Strawn, TX 76475 (postmarked by June 10th)

Ÿ       Property improvements must be completed by Tuesday, June 10, 2014 at 4:00 pm

Ÿ       Properties must be located within the city limits of Strawn OR within one mile of the city limits of Strawn

Ÿ       Multiple properties may be entered on one application

Ÿ       Entries must submit photos of the properties before the clean-up and after the clean-up

Ÿ       Entries must list the improvements that were made to the property (see back page)

Ÿ       The area that is improved must be visible from a public street or road

Ÿ       Applicants must own or lease the property that is improved

 To participate, applicants must clean & improve a property that they own or rent.  This could include:

  • Cutting, trimming and/or removing tall and unsightly weeds, grass, brush and trees
  • Demolishing dilapidated and/or abandoned buildings
  • Removing inoperable and junk automobiles, tractors, trucks & farm equipment
  • Removing debris, junk, tires, litter and trash
  • Landscaping property
  • Removing dirt, grass, brush and weeds from sidewalks and curbs
  • Chamber Board Members and panel judges are not eligible to participate in this contest
  • Grazing land/pasture land greater than 1 acre that is cleared of brush for the purpose of this contest will not be considered.  If brush clearing is included with the removal of debris, trash, dilapidated buildings, junk cars, etc., then property will be considered.

Winners will be chosen and approved by a panel consisting of Chamber members and/or Strawn residents.   The Panel has the sole discretion to determine if improved properties meet the standards of the contest.


List ALL improvements that have been completed on the property or properties from May 1st to June 10th, 2014.  To increase your chances of winning, briefly explain what was improved (Ex. Removed three dead trees; removed two junk cars; mowed/weedeated entire property.)   All improvements must be documented with a before and after photo.

Need help removing old cars, appliances or metal?  We have people that will do it for FREE!    Call the Chamber and we’d be glad to put you in contact with them…..  Ph - 254-595-0197

List of Improvements made to property between May 1st and June 10th, 2014


Name of Applicant_____________________________________________________________________

Mailing Address_______________________________________________________________________

Home Phone_______________________________     Cell Phone________________________________

Email Address_________________________________________________________________________

List Address(es) of Improved Property or Properties below:




Name of Applicant


Signature of Applicant




Received By (City or Chamber Official)




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City of Strawn
P.O. Box 581
118 East Housley St.
Strawn, Texas 76475
phone: 254-672-5311