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ART AND WRITING AWARDS DINNER
May 21, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm$10
HONOR OUR ART AND WRITING AWARDEES!
SATURDAY, May 21st, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Join us for our most heart-warming event of the year and help honor the top contenders in our 19th Annual Dennis Thomas Peace through Art and Writing Challenge! High School and Middle School students participating in the Challenge use their creativity in art or written word to explore a timely issue of Peace and Justice, showing how it has impacted their lives or the lives of their loved ones. Noteworthy entries are recognized at a full course dinner and awards ceremony where students present their work.
HELP US ENCOURAGE AND HONOR LOCAL YOUTH!
SATURDAY, May 21st, 6:00 PM – Bortin Hall at MDUUC, 55 Eckley Lane, Walnut Creek
FAMILY-STYLE DINNER – MEET THE WINNERS AND THEIR FAMILIES / TEACHERS!
Awards Ceremony – Art, Writings and Videos Exhibited
THIS YEAR’S TOPIC: “Cherish These Natural Wonders” *
WE WILL PROVIDE CASH PRIZES TO THE TOP WINNERS AS FOLLOWS:
GRAND PRIZE: Middle School GRAND PRIZE $250 ~ High School GRAND PRIZE $500
ADDITIONAL PRIZES IN EACH CATEGORY (ART, CREATIVE WRITING and ESSAY):
Middle School: 1st place –$100 ~ 2nd place –$75 ~ 3rd place –$50
High School: 1st place-$250 ~ 2nd place –$150 ~ 3rd place –$100
IF YOU DONATE FUNDS TO COVER A SPECIFIC AWARD, DINNER WILL BE COMPLIMENTARY FOR YOU! You will also be given the option of PRESENTING THAT AWARD to the student at the dinner and if you choose, NAMING THE AWARD IN HONOR OF SOMEONE WHO HAS WORKED FOR PEACE AND JUSTICE.
Even if you can’t help with specific awards, we would still encourage your presence to help us honor the students.
DINNER IS OFFERED FOR $10 PER PERSON (pre-registered and/or pre-paid) or $15 at the door.
Please contact the office at 925-933-7850 by WEDNESDAY, MAY 18TH to make a reservation and/or discuss your ideas for honoring the winners or complete and mail in the form below. WE’D BE GRATEFUL FOR ANY DONATION AMOUNT TO HELP US COVER THE MISCELLANEOUS COSTS OF THIS PROGRAM AND DINNER.
Thank you for helping us honor our next generation of peacemakers!
CREATING PEACEFUL SCHOOLS COMMITTEE
MARGLI AUCLAIR, Executive Director, Mt. Diablo Peace & Justice Center
We are now pleased to invite the entire Peace community to honor these students! To help with this event or purchase tickets,
contact the center office at 925-933-7850. *For contest info: CLICK HERE