May 20, 2008 12:33 PM

NASCAR Sponsors Team Up for Community Initiative

Concord, N.C. (May 20, 2008) – On Thursday May 22nd, the Scotts Company, sponsor of the No. 60 Nationwide entry driven by Carl Edwards for 12 races this season, along with Lowe’s and Keep America Beautiful (KAB) are launching a community outreach initiative, Water Smart, which advocates a better way to use the water nature provides us. The NASCAR sponsors have teamed together to educate homeowners on the importance of water conversation. Many residents of the Charlotte area have been affected by last year’s drought and the message is still very relevant throughout the city. The team will be distributing door hangers to Concord, North Carolina residents from 1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. with the “Be Water Smart” message.

"I think it’s great that Scotts has teamed up with several other sponsors to send the message on water conservation," said Edwards.  "This is a big initiative for Scotts and they will be out this week teaching people how to manage their resources and be Water Smart.  I know this section of North Carolina has been struggling with drought conditions, so I think it's awesome.” 

To learn more, visit  To watch members of the No. 60 crew give tips on how to be "water smart", click here and then click on "Keeping America Beautiful."

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