What Home Means to Me posters on view in Port Angeles

PORT ANGELES — Posters by third-grade students on the theme of “What My Home Means to Me” are on display at businesses through April 17.

The annual art and writing exercise competition for third-grade students is sponsored by the Port Angeles Association of Realtors and their affiliate members.

Students from 14 third-grade classes participated. Grand prize winners will be announced at the What My Home Means to Me awards breakfast April 20.

“We are really excited this year,” said Lynn Bedford, president of the Port Angeles Association of Realtors.

“This year, we have had excellent participation from the Port Angeles schools and have Crescent and Queen of Angels in the competition as well. The art and stories come from the heart. It’s always such a joy to see.”

Each participating class gets a first-place prize of $50, a second-place award of $30 and a third-place prize of $20.

The top three first-place winners are chosen as grand prize winners with awards of $100, $75 and $50.

The prizes are in the form of gift cards from “the store that has everything,” sponsored in part by Swain’s General Store.

The artwork and stories are on display at First Federal’s East Eighth, East Sixth and East First street locations; Peninsula Daily News; Port Angeles Realty; 1st Security Bank; Olympic Peninsula Title; JACE the Real Estate Co.; Umpqua Bank; Town &Country Real Estate; and Sound Community Bank.

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