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CCE Niagara County seeks participants for 2014 photo contest

by jmaloni


Thu, Apr 10th 2014 03:00 pm

Cornell Cooperative Extension is looking for entrants for its 2014 photo contest. The theme is: "A Good Thing Growing - Celebrating Niagara County Agriculture." Organizers are looking to recognize, promote and celebrate:

  • Farmers and their families;
  • The produce they grow;
  • The animals they raise;
  • The beauty of their land; and
  • Their contribution to the community.

The winners will receive:

  • First place: $100 cash prize;
  • Second place: $50 cash prize;
  • Third place: $25 cash prize; and
  • Honorable mention (two): $15.

CCE Niagara County will choose the top photographs to put to a community vote. All entries will be displayed during the 2014 Niagara County Fair, which runs July 30-Aug. 3 at 4487 Lake Ave., Lockport (if space allows).

The winning photos will be chosen by a community vote. Voting on the top photographs chosen will open July 30 at 10 a.m. and close Aug. 3 at 1 p.m. Votes may be cast by the following methods:

"Like" CCE on Facebook at www.facebook.com/cceniagara; and

In person at the Niagara County Fairgrounds (a ballot will be provided).

Prizes will be awarded during the closing ceremonies of the fair Sunday, Aug. 3. Visit www.CCENiagaraCounty.org for full contest rules.

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