|Do your kids have an animal best friend? If so, it’s time for them to get creativeand draw a picture to submit to the “Me and My Pet” drawing contest. The Humane Society of Manatee County sponsors this contest for children in Pre-K through 5th grade to showcase young artists and to encourage responsible pet ownership.
The drawing contest is being held in conjunction with the 8th Annual Paws in Motion Walk-a-thon fundraiser taking place on Saturday, March 8, 2014 at the Bradenton River Walk Pavilion, 452 3rd Ave West, Bradenton. All entries will be displayed at the walk-a-thon. Winners will be chosen by a panel of community members and announced at the Paws in Motion Walk-a-thon on Saturday,March 8th at noon. Prizes will be awarded to the 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners for each age group.
All drawing entries are due by 5pm on February 14th to the Humane Society of Manatee County (hand deliver or mail only) at 2515 14th Street West, Bradenton,FL 34205. All entries must depict a child and their pet and be accompanied by the entry form. The entry form can be downloaded at www.humanemanatee.org or obtain one in person at the Humane Society of Manatee County, at 2515 14th Street West,Bradenton. One entry per person, drawings must be hand-drawn (digital orcomputer-generated entries are not permitted.Drawings must be on an 8.5″x11″ sheet of paper. All submissions become the property of the Humane Society of Manatee County and will not be returned.
The Humane Society of Manatee County is a private nonprofit 501 (c) (3) organization that receives no funding from tax payers or any other umbrella organization. The mission of HSMC is to provide critical life-saving sheltering, veterinary, adoption and humane education programs to our community. For more information go to www.humanemanatee.org.