Celebrate Fatherhood 2012 - Art/Essay Contest & Events

Entries are currently being accepted for the first-ever “My Dad Rocks” Essay and Art Competition sponsored by the Montgomery County Fatherhood Initiative.  The contest is open to all 3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th graders in Montgomery County.

For the “My Dad Rocks” Essay Competition, kids are encouraged to describe in writing what makes their father so special.  Kids can express those same feelings in the “My Dad Rocks” Art Competition by creating a drawing, painting, sculpture, collage or scrapbook about their father.

The deadline for entries is June 1, 2012.  Entry forms by calling 937-496-7569 or click here to download a copy.

Winners will be announced on Saturday, June 16th at the inaugural “Celebrate Fatherhood – Montgomery County 2012” Festival from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Harvard Campus of the Omega Baptist Church, 1810 Harvard Blvd. in Dayton. Event Flier.  Other activities include presentations, speakers on fatherhood issues and programs, entertainment, music and free food (hot dogs, chips, water).  There will also be booth areas for agencies and businesses that will provide social service information and have free items to give away.

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