Ludington will give away 25 mailbox protectors constructed by students

May 19, 2014

LUDINGTON — On Thursday, May 22 at 1:30 p.m. students from the West Shore Educational Service District’s Career and Technical Education program will present the City of Ludington 25 mailbox protectors they constructed. The purpose of the protectors is to prevent damage from snowplows in the winter. The city will give away the mailbox protectors on a lottery basis as follows:

– Persons who live in the City of Ludington and have a mailbox located at the curb are eligible.

– City residents who are interested in obtaining a mailbox protector should submit their name and address to the City of Ludington by Friday, June 6 at 2:30 p.m. They can submit their name in person at city hall, by telephone at 231-843-2873, or by email at

– The city will conduct the lottery on Friday, June 6 at 2:30 p.m. at city hall. The first 25 names chosen at random will receive a mailbox protector. The winners will be able to pick up the mailbox protectors at the Department of Public Works building at 975 First St. from Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to noon. The pick up and installation of the mailbox protectors are the responsibility of the resident.

“The city is grateful for the efforts from the students at the CTE program to construct these mailbox protectors on behalf of its residents,” City Manager John Shay said.

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