Board of Community
Relations sponsors photo contest
Dec. 2, 2013: A Compassionate Toledo photo contest is
being sponsored by the City
of Toledo Board of Community Relations. The
purpose of the Compassionate Toledo photo contest is to
promote the City of Toledo as a Compassionate City.
According to Linda Alvarado, director of the BCR, “the
mission is to showcase how diverse and compassionate Toledo,
Ohio is in just one photo. While many contests are individually
focused, this contest is focused on the collective greatness of
our City through positive and peaceful happenings that occur on
a daily basis.”
Participants may submit one photo taken in the City of
Toledo for the Compassionate Toledo photo contest. Individuals
submitting a photo of, or for, a child under the age of 18 must
be the parent or legal guardian of the child, or must obtain the
parents’ or guardians’ permission and signature. Individuals
submitting an entry must be either a resident of Toledo, Ohio,
work in Toledo, Ohio, or go to school in Toledo, Ohio.
Anyone may enter by emailing a photo
and a completed entry form
to: firstname.lastname@example.org .
Additional Official Entry forms are available at 1 Government
Center, Suite 2130 through close of business day, 5:00 pm EDT,
Friday, December 20, 2013. All entries must be received by close
of business day, 5:00 pm EDT on Friday, December 20, 2013.
First place overall winner will receive recognition as the
overall winning photograph, with the winning photograph being
announced as such, and a “Norfolk Southern Model Train” encased
in glass from the Mayor’s Office.
The second place winner will receive a framed piece of art by
Limón (2008), from the Mayor’s Office. Third place is
admission for four (4) to Imagination Station (valued at $40).
And, should there be a tie- a gift basket from The
Flower Market (valued at $65) will be given.
Photographs may be shown online and throughout the community as
part of the promotion of Toledo as a compassionate city. The
Toledo Compassionate City photo contest is for the purpose of
promoting the City of Toledo as a Compassionate City. All
eligible entries received will be published on the City of
Toledo Board of Community Relations Website page, City of Toledo
Facebook , Flicker, Twitter, and Instagram. Winners
will be announced in early January, 2014.