For Immediate Release

May 18, 2015

Contact: Tammy Sharp

Media Relations



ICYMI: Vernon Chamber Conducting Beauty of Vernon Parish Photo Contest

LEESVILLE, La.--It's time to start gathering up those photographs taken since July 16, 2014 for the Vernon Parish Chamber of Commerce's "Beauty of Vernon Parish" Photo Competition.  Attached is a copy of the rules and official entry form.  Contest entry deadline is July 15, 2015.
Twelve finalists will be selected and featured in our 2016 Chamber of Commerce Calendar. Of the selected twelve finalists, one Grand Prize Winner will be named and an award will be presented at a Chamber of Commerce Award Ceremony at Gallery One Ellleven, on Saturday, August 15th, 2015 at 6:00 pm.  All Finalists will have their photos framed and displayed at Gallery One Ellleven in Leesville for the month of August. 
Note:  Entries must be a minimum of 8" x 10" (recommended size) printed on matte or gloss paper.
So, get your camera out, snap some pictures and send us your photos of "The Beauty of Vernon Parish" and maybe one of your entries will win you $500 and be featured on the front cover of the Chamber's 2016 Calendar. 



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