OPEI awards Ky. school with $5,000 grant to expand green space

The Outdoor Power Equipment Institute and Discovery Education are awarding $5,000 to Morgan Elementary School in the second annual "Spruce Up Your School" sweepstakes. The grant, part of the TurfMutt digital learning program, will help the Paducah, Ky., school expand the amount of green space on its campus. "Teachers understand that green space around the school helps kids be more active, investigate how things grow, and learn about their unique ecosystem. The only way to learn about the outdoors is to get outdoors, and that is what the TurfMutt program is all about," said OPEI President and CEO Kris Kiser. Read more.

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