2018 Children's Poster & Letter Writing Contest - Rules

Family Doctor Appreciation Week 2018 Contest for Kids

WHO:  Grade K-6 students who have a family doctor practicing in the City of Kawartha Lakes.

WHAT:  A poster or letter writing contest to promote KLHCI’s eighth annual Family Doctor Appreciation Week being held June 4-8, 2018.  Draw a picture or write a letter to your family doctor.  Who is he or she?  What makes your family doctor special to you?  What would you like to thank your family doctor for?  There are many ways to show your appreciation!

WHEN:  All entries must be received by Friday, April 27, 2018.

HOW:  Mail entries to:  Kawartha Lakes Health Care Initiative, 10 Angeline Street North, Lindsay, ON, K9V 4M8

RULES:  Posters and letters must reflect the theme of family doctor appreciation.  Poster dimensions must be 8 ½” x 11” (letter-sized).  Art work and design must be the student’s own hand-drawn original work.  Letters must be kept to a maximum of 50 words and be the student’s own original work.  Entries will be evaluated on the basis of originality, design, composition and clarity.  Student’s name, age, and contact telephone number must be included on the back of each poster and/or letter (teacher’s name and school to be included where necessary).

PRIZES:  Grade categories:  K-2 and 3-6.  First place winners in the poster contest will have their artwork published in local newspapers and receive a prize.  First place winners in the letter writing contest will have their letters pre-recorded and aired on 91.9 BOB FM throughout the week of June 4-8, 2018 and receive a prize. 

QUESTIONS:  Contact Cindy Snider, KLHCI Recruitment and Retention Coordinator, at 705-328-6098 or email at csnider@rmh.org.