County of Monmouth

For Immediate Release:
October 25, 2023

County to host first Snowplow Naming contest

FREEHOLD, NJ – The Monmouth County Board of County Commissioners is excited to announce the first Monmouth County Snowplow Naming contest for fifth-grade students throughout Monmouth County.

“The County is proud to host our first Snowplow Naming contest where students who are in fifth grade will submit a letter to the Commissioners, choosing a name for one of our snowplows and explaining the reason they chose the name, as well as ways to stay safe during a snowstorm,” said Commissioner Director Thomas A. Arnone, liaison to the Department of Public Works. “The winner will have one of our County snowplows named after their submission and be invited to the unveiling later this year. We can’t wait to see all the creative names!”

The official rules of the contest are:

  • The contest is open to all fifth graders in Monmouth County.
  • Submissions will be accepted from Nov. 1-30.
  • Students must submit a letter explaining the name and how to stay safe during a snowstorm.
  • Send Snowplow Naming contest submissions to:
    • Monmouth County Department of Public Information
      Hall of Records Annex
      1 East Main St.
      Freehold, NJ 07728
  • The winner will have a snowplow named after their submission and be invited to help unveil it.

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