There will be over 200 submissions on display at AB Tech’s Holly Library and the community is encouraged to come and support Western North Carolina’s up and coming
young artists and poets.
There will be refreshments, an awards ceremony, and a raffle that 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and honorable mention recipients will be eligible to win some great prizes from.
Raffle winners must be present to claim the prize!
Some of the prizes include:
-An ENO hammock
-A whitewater rafting trip down the French Broad River
-River tubing passes
-Various gift certificates
There will also be the opportunity to express your own artistic talent while contributing towards the fight against lead contamination in soils. Come create your own version of a one hundred dollar bill with world renowned artist, Mel Chin’s Fundred Dollar Bill Project! (www.fundred.org)
They already have 400 Fundred Dollar Bills created by the contest’s participating students; let’s see if they can make it up to 500 Fundreds!
To preview the award recipients for each category, visit their website at http://www.riverlink.org/earthdaycontest.asp.
For questions regarding the contest or the event, please call RiverLink’s Education Coordinator, Nikki Bauman at 828-252-8474 x18.