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Deadline approaching for Hancock photo contest

August 26, 2009

HANCOCK -- The entry deadline for the fourth annual Hancock "Our Town" 2009 photo contest is Monday, Aug. 31.

Photos that are 8-by-10-inch or larger taken in the past five years can be submitted either on film or digital, black and white or color.

Two photos can be submitted at no charge and additional entries cost $5 each. Complete instructions and entry forms are available at the War Memorial Library. Photos may be submitted at the library or at the Hancock Town Hall office.

The event is sponsored by the Hancock Area Photo Club, Hancock Arts Council and War Memorial Library.

Prizes are provided by Realtor Keith Kirk. They include a $100 grand prize and four $25 prizes.

A reception for the library exhibit of winning photos is Sept. 26. Mayor Dan Murphy will make award presentations at 2 p.m.

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The photo display of 10 to 12 winning and honorable mention photos in the library will run through the end of 2009 in a window display on Main Street.

Everyone entering the contest will have at least one photo displayed in a downtown store front window. Selected winning and honorable mention photos will be submitted for publication in local newspapers.

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