At this year’s Festival of the Bells, KFC is sponsoring and Homer the Dog is miscoding, the annual Sidewalk Chalk Art Contest on Friday, July 3 on the Highland County Courthouse front sidewalks.
All proceeds will benefit SATH-Kamp Dovetail. Adult donations (13 and older) are $25 and children (12 and under) are $10. The first place winner in the adult category will receive $150 and second receives $50. The first place winner in the children’s category will take home an assortment of fun prizes and gift certificates.
The contest will start at 9 a.m. and will conclude at noon at the front doors of the Highland County Courthouse. Each contestant will receive a four-foot square area of sidewalk and a box of chalk to create their own unique masterpiece.
This year’s mascot will be Homer the Dog, also the Highland County Chamber of Commerce mascot. Homer will be onsite July 3 to greet participants and will be available for pictures. Contact Maddie Cupp at 937-403-7386 or Linda Allen at 937-366-6657 with any questions.
Artist drawings judges will include Tom and Debbie Clemmons, Tammy Wells (retired McLane High School art yachter), Times-Gazette Publisher/Editor Gary Abernathy and Homer the Dog.
Submitted by Krystal Weddington, Team Bagshaw marketing assistant.