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January 19, 1995
Fourth-grader Ashley Zaleski of Broadneck Elementary School has won the 1995 Epilepsy Prevention/Bicycle Poster Contest sponsored by the Epilepsy Association of Maryland.The theme of Ashley's poster is "Wheels and Helmets Go Together." She competed against 426 fourth-graders from 25 Maryland schools.Ashley will receive a bicycle helmet at a 9 a.m. ceremony Tuesday in her class. The association staff also will perform a Kids on the Block puppet show that explains epilepsy to children.The association has reproduced Ashley's poster into bookmarks and larger posters, which will be distributed to state legislators, schools and libraries.
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Record report | April 12, 2013
Soroptimist International of Havre de Grace, presenter of the 50th annual Havre de Grace Art Show, has announced the winner of the poster contest for original art created to highlight this year's event. Michael McMillion, of Bel Air, was presented an award of $300 by Soroptimist Club member and chairman of the Art Show, Cindy Height, for his entry. Soroptimist International expresses thanks to those who participated in the contest. The Havre de Grace Art Show has a call to entry for this year's show with a deadline of April 15. Proceeds from the show benefit scholarships and community service.
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February 2, 2005
The Lazarus Foundation, a Columbia-based nonprofit organization that refurbishes computers and promotes computer recycling, distributed awards Thursday at Atholton High School to winners of its CyberSafety-CyberEthics Art Poster Contest. The foundation, which holds workshops at Atholton and at the Applications and Research Laboratory, launched the poster contest to encourage families to discuss safe practices and responsibilities for children when they are online. One hundred sixty-seven students from 23 schools submitted 155 posters.
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December 20, 2012
Harford County Sustainability Office, Recycling Office and Harford County Public Schools partnered for the third year to hold the Conservation and Preservation Poster Contest to raise awareness about efficiently using and reusing resources. This year, the four themes and grade categories were identified: kindergarten through second grade, Biking and Walking; grades three to five, Water Conservation; grades six to eight, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Rethink; and grades nine to 12, Recycling Office logo.
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January 28, 1991
The Ballet Theatre of Annapolis is conducting a children's poster contest in conjunction with the April 13 and 14 performances of "Alice In Wonderland."The winning entry will become the official poster for the production, and the artist will receive a prize.Entries should be drawn on 10-by-15-inch paper, in any medium, and depict a scene from the story. The drawing must fill the entire page. Winners will be chosen from two age groups; preschool to 9 and 10 to 16 years of age.Prizes will be awarded in both age groups, butonly one of the winning entries will be selected as the official "Alice In Wonderland" poster for 1991.
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By SUE HALLER | October 4, 1994
The grown-ups have had their fun with Crofton's 30th celebration. Now it's time for local youngsters to have a chance. This month, elementary and middle school students will have a poster contest on the theme of "My Community." All entries should be on white poster board and deal with youth activities, the history and future of Crofton, community activities, or environmental and beautification projects. The entry deadline is Oct. 14. Entries will be picked up at each child's school. The winner will be announced Oct. 22 at the Pumpkin Bonfire on Hardy Field.
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By Bill Talbott and Bill Talbott,Sun Staff Writer | July 30, 1995
Desiree Myers is a winner. Again.Desiree, who won a Safety and Arbor Day poster contest and an immunization button contest this year, has won the "Say No to Drugs" poster contest sponsored by the Westminster police and Carroll Resources to Advance Safer Highways Coalition.The 11-year-old Detour girl, who just completed fifth grade at Taneytown Elementary School, topped about 800 other student contestants from all 20 Carroll County elementary schools, Cpl. Michael Bible, the project coordinator, said.
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February 16, 2005
In partnership with Corridor Transportation and the Howard County Office of Public Information, the Columbia Association recently held an "Images of Freedom" poster contest in honor of Black History Month. Columbia middle and high school students were asked to create artwork illustrating what the theme "Images of Freedom" meant to them. The five winning entries will be displayed on the sides of five Howard Transit buses through the end of the month. Winners were Brian Ferrick of Wilde Lake High School; Lillian Yu of River Hill High School; and Kristen Klotz, Grace Nelson and Ashley Roland, of Harper's Choice Middle School.
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BY A SUN STAFF WRITER | February 11, 2001
In an effort to get children more involved in its annual "Books for Kids Day" book collection drive, the Baltimore Reads literacy organization is sponsoring a poster contest, with the winners to be judged by a group of pupil volunteers. Last year, the drive brought in more than 25,000 books for the group, which operates a year-round book bank for low-income families in the area along with other child and adult literacy projects. This year's goal is 50,000 books, and to reach that target organizers are enlisting the help of a committee of children from area public, private and parochial schools.
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By Joni Guhne and Joni Guhne,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | May 20, 1999
THE 25TH ANNUAL Greater Severna Park Fourth of July celebration -- scheduled for July 5 -- will be even more fun for the family than usual. The Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring a poster contest for young people. Contestant categories are fourth and fifth grades, sixth to eighth grades, and ninth to 12th grades. The theme of the posters is the same as for the parade: "Severna Park -- My Vision of Our Community in 25 Years." Black and white and color posters in any medium will be accepted, including computer-generated work, but no clip-art images.
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By Kate Smith, The Baltimore Sun | June 18, 2010
The Volunteer Center for Anne Arundel County and the Anne Arundel Mentoring Roundtable recently announced the winners of their fourth annual Mentoring Poster Contest. All school-age children in the county were invited to submit poster designs that displayed how a mentor has helped a child be a better person. The winning designs will be showcased in Marley Station mall on the second floor between the Footlocker and Oriental Treasures stores through the end of the month. The Anne Arundel Mentoring Roundtable is an organization whose mission is to match Anne Arundel youth with adults who can offer a quality mentoring relationship, empowering kids, raising their self-esteem and enhancing their career options.
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April 11, 2010
The annual Mentoring Poster Contest, sponsored by the Volunteer Center for Anne Arundel County and the Anne Arundel Mentoring Roundtable, is under way. Contest is open to all school-age youth in Anne Arundel County and Annapolis who have been in a mentored relationship or who seek a mentor. Posters should show how being mentored has helped the student be a better person. Prizes will be awarded for the best posters in each category, elementary, middle and high schools, that express the contest's theme in the most creative and original way. Posters must be postmarked by May 21. Information and entry forms: call 410-897-9207 or go to volunteerannearundel.
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December 21, 2008
Calendar poster contest open to all students The Maryland Agricultural Education Foundation (MAEF) is holding its third annual Agriculture in Maryland Calendar Poster Contest. The contest is open to all public, private and home-schooled students in kindergarten through grade 12. Winners will receive a $50 cash award and have their artwork appear in the 16-month 2009-2010 MAEF Calendar. The contest allows students to use their artistic talents to share their understanding of the diversity of Maryland agriculture and the impact agriculture has on daily life.
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May 4, 2008
The Howard County Department of Recreation and Parks, in partnership with Contemporary Arts Inc., a nonprofit organization working to advance jazz in the community, will offer a Music and Arts Academy Summer Camp where campers of all skill levels can study instruments, singing and dance. Jazz saxophonist Carl Grubbs will direct the camp. Instruction will be available on saxophone, clarinet, trumpet, guitar, drums and keyboards, and in African, modern and tap dance, as well as jazz singing.
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April 27, 2008
Fifth-graders from 29 Howard County elementary schools will test their knowledge of the U.S. Constitution and the Bill of Rights in the second "We the People" simulated Congressional hearings, scheduled from May 13 to June 6. Participating classes will be divided into five groups; each group will deliver four minutes of prepared testimony and field questions. Topics include the founders' basic ideas of government; how the Constitution was written; the three branches of government; the responsibilities of citizens; and how the Constitutions protects basic rights, including freedom of expression and freedom of the press.
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January 20, 2008
Maryland farmers can help shape the future of agriculture by responding to the 2007 Census of Agriculture report form when it arrives in their mailboxes this month. Conducted by the U.S. Department of Agriculture every five years, the census is a complete count of the nation's farms and the people who operate them. It looks at land use and ownership, operator characteristics, production practices, income and expenditures and other topics. The census provides the only source of uniform, comprehensive agricultural data for every county in the nation.
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October 8, 2003
The student: Jeffrey Hao, 7 School: Ilchester Elementary Special achievement: He took first place among first-graders for his artwork in a Fire Prevention Poster Contest sponsored by the Ellicott City Fire Station. The theme of his poster: Keep walkways clear of ice and snow so firefighters can get through. "Because you can slip on ice and you can fall down and get hurt," Jeffrey said. "I showed a person with a shovel picking up snow and putting it into a pile. ... Then I drew a stairway up to my house, and then I drew a street way with snow and ice on it and I was digging up the street way."
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September 24, 2003
The student: Alexandra Miller, 8 School: Ilchester Elementary School Special achievement: Alexandra took first place among second-graders in the Ellicott City Fire Station's annual Fire Prevention Poster Contest. Her class made posters for the contest. "It feels really good to be in first place," she said. What was her inspiration? To illustrate the theme of "What is your meeting place?" Alexandra used her family home as a model. "It looks like smoke coming out of my house, and we're meeting out in my treehouse," she said.
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