The winners of the NSRWA WaterSmart Painted Rain Barrel Raffle have been chosen. From the paper entries submitted at area libraries and the online entries, the following winners have been randomly selected:

Town             Winner                                                                       Painted by

Duxbury          Carolyn Schindler                                                       Todd Alvey, Atlantic Illustration

Hanover          Richard Cronin, Hanover (pictured above right)   Laurie Detwiler – Resident of Norwell

Hingham         Jen Kidston, Hingham                                              Christine White – Interior Designer and Artist

Hull                  Tim Mackenzie, Hull                                                Hull High School Introduction to Art 1 Class – Teacher, Amanda Davis

Kingston          Steven Mazzola, Kingston (above left)                  Silver Lake Regional High School Art Majors – Teacher, Sarah Butler

Marshfield      James Giordano, Marshfield                                   Marshfield High School Green Team – Advisor, Jim Merritt

Norwell           Terri Schaffer, Norwell                                             Norwell H. S. Art Club – Advisors, Nate Nottingham, Nathalie Coughlin

Pembroke        Joshua Diner, Pembroke                                        Susan Giusti, Resident of Hanson

Scituate           Isabel Quarta, Scituate                                            Jenna Reedy & Cindy McEachern, Fish Prints by Jenna

Weymouth      Kristin Ziegler, Weymouth                                      Liz Boston Art Studio Teen Art Squad

Thank you to all of the artists and groups who painted the rain barrels, the town libraries for hosting the raffle, and the WaterSmart towns for their support!

The WaterSmart Program is a partnership with the NSRWA and 10 towns on the South Shore; Aquarion (Hingham and Hull), Duxbury, Hanover, Kingston, Marshfield, Norwell, Pembroke, Scituate and Weymouth, which provides education to school children and adults on water conservation in their homes, businesses and towns. For more information on ways to save water and more, go to WaterSmart South Shore.