Friday September 3, 2010

City Hall News     


Drawing on the Christmas spirit early  

City Hall looks to local artists for 2010-11 greeting card

Submitted release. Craig Hill/Voice photos.


alling all Chilliwack artists! The City of Chilliwack is now accepting entries for our 2010 Christmas card contest. The winning design will receive $250 and be used as the Mayor and Councils' Christmas card this holiday season. The winning entry will be announced at the November 7, 2010 Council meeting at 7 pm.

"We always look forward to this contest at City Hall," said Mayor Sharon Gaetz. "It's amazing to see the beautiful work submitted by the many talented artists we have in our community."

The theme for entries this year is 'Christmas in Chilliwack' and the contest is open to all ages. Artists must reside in the City of Chilliwack in order to be eligible for the contest. All submissions will be juried by City Hall Administration. The top 10 submissions will be selected and displayed at City Hall from Wednesday, October 6 until Wednesday, October 13. The public will have a chance to vote for their favourite submission of the top 10 during that time period at City Hall.                                                                

Submission forms with a complete list of rules will be available online August 31 at  or can be picked up at City Hall reception.

All submissions must be received at City Hall no later than Friday, October 1, 2010 at 4:30 pm.

There is no word on whether any of the cards will be on public display.


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