For the 76th Annual Thanksgiving Eve Parade, members of the Mecklenburg Board of County Commissioners will experience within the County’s electrical automobiles (EV). The EV fleet will characteristic a decal with a leaf surrounded by a highway, the County seal and the phrases “Highway to a Cleaner Future.” The decal was designed by UNC Charlotte pupil Asher Queen throughout a contest hosted by the Metropolis of Charlotte and Mecklenburg County this previous Spring.
“Asher’s design of a leaf surrounded by a highway exhibits each the Metropolis and the County are on a highway to a cleaner future. Mecklenburg County is dedicated to net-zero carbon emissions by 2035 and discount in carbon emissions can’t be achieved with out efficient collaboration between Metropolis and County entities,” mentioned Erin Stanforth, Sustainability & Resiliency Supervisor for Mecklenburg County. “This thrilling venture highlights pupil paintings whereas additionally bringing consideration to our mixed pledge to carbon neutrality.”
See the County Commissioners and the County’s dedication to carbon neutrality Wednesday evening, Nov. 23 on the Novant Well being Thanksgiving Eve Parade on Tryon Avenue beginning at 5:30 p.m. or watch it on WBTV, Channel 3 stay at 6 p.m. In case you are keen on studying extra in regards to the County’s sustainability efforts, go to MeckNC.gov.