Partners for Literacy photo contest begins Wednesday

September is literacy month in Canada and Cariboo Chilcotin Partners for Literacy are hosting their second annual photo literacy contest.

September is literacy month in Canada and Cariboo Chilcotin Partners for Literacy are hosting their second annual photo literacy contest.

The photos that were entered in last year’s contest were great. The photos showed big imagination and creativity.

CCPL has decided to make the photo contest an annual event.

The contest is really simple. You take a picture of someone using his or her literacy skills.

So what are literacy skills. Those are the skills you use when you’re reading, writing and using math skills.

This could be a cashier at one of William’s Lake stores ringing up your order or your friend reading the Williams Lake Tribune newspaper while having their morning coffee, you decide.

Grab your camera and start taking pictures of your children, friends, co-workers, and neighbors.

Have your pictures show us what literacy means to you. Have fun.

The contest will run from Wednesday, Sept. 12 to Wednesday, Oct. 10.

The contest has three prizes available for the three best photos.

There is a prize for the best adult (over 18 years), for a child (under 18 years) and a random third prize.

Everyone is encouraged to enter.

Once you have your photo email it to as a full jpeg, meaning you send your photo in its original size.

If you are sending a photograph by regular mail send it to M. Newcombe, P.O. Box 48, 108 Mile Ranch, BC, V0K 2Z0.

All photos will be published on the CCPL’s website at  Some of the photos may be used in a promotional calendar that CCPL is working on.  All photos will be property of CCPL for promotional use.

The photos must identify the person or persons in the photo and you must submit their (first and last names) left to right.

The person or persons in the photo must agree to have his or her name published.

We look forward to seeing your photos and good luck to everyone.

Melody Newcombe is a literacy support worker.





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