Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Essex pursues pupil's appreciation of county parks and annual Cherry Blossom Festival.
Tuesday, February 26
Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr. invites Essex County fourth graders to participate in the "Why My Essex County Park is Important to Me" Essay Contest as well as Essex County sixth graders to participate in the “Essex County Cherry Blossom Poster Contest.” “Our parks, reservations and recreation facilities have a significant place in our lives and the Cherry Blossom Festival attracts tens of thousands of visitors to Branch Brook Park every spring. These contests will help us raise awareness about the treasured open spaces in our communities and highlight their importance on our quality of life,” DiVincenzo said. “The essay contest for fourth graders and poster contest for sixth graders is an opportunity for our students to …
Saturday, July 28, 2012
The theme of this year's National Night Out is “What does a Safe Neighborhood Look Like to You?”
To help kick off the 2012 National Night Out, the Livingston Police Department is inviting the township's youngest residents to design a National Night Out poster. The theme of this year's National Night Out is “What does a Safe Neighborhood Look Like to You?” The poster can be made with any drawing or painting materials or combination thereof (crayon, paint, pencil, etc.) on paper. Collages of magazines or newsprint are not permitted. Posters may be submitted on paper no larger than 12”x18”. The entrant’s name, age, address and phone number must be on the back of the poster. Prizes will be awarded for the best poster in each of the following categories: ages 5-7, ages 8-10, ages 11-13 and ages 14-16. All posters will be displayed at…
Sunday, January 8, 2012
Students 3-17 asked to submit artwork, video for $3,000 prize.
Students aged 3 to 14 are encouraged to use their creative talents to spread the message of auto safety. The AAA New Jersey Automobile Club is asking students to submit posters to an annual Traffic Safety Poster Contest, and the winners could receive up to $3,000 in prize money. From now until March 1, students are encouraged to showcase their artistic talents and traffic safety knowledge, involving three areas — pedestrian, child passenger and novice driver safety. “Motor vehicle-related crashes are the leading cause of death for children ages 3-6 and 8-14,” said Cathleen Lewis, director of public affairs for the Florham Park-based Club. “AAA remains committed to educating the public in an effort to prevent unnecessary tragedies.” …