Graphic de­sign comp to in­spire our lo­cal youth

Whitsunday Times - - COMMUNITY NEWS -

WHIT­SUN­DAY Re­gional Coun­cil has an­nounced a youth art com­pe­ti­tion, with par­tic­i­pants aged 10-18 asked to de­sign a mini brochure on youth ser­vices.

Mayor Jennifer Whit­ney said the com­pe­ti­tion was an ini­tia­tive of Coun­cil’s Whit­sun­day Youth Com­mit­tee, Y Fac­tor, with the mini brochures, proudly spon­sored by Sub­way Proser­pine and Bowen, to be cre­ated by young people for young people and con­tain­ing im­por­tant con­tact num­bers for lo­cal youth ser­vices.

“The com­pe­ti­tion is a great op­por­tu­nity for young people to show­case their tal­ents and be part of an im­por­tant re­source that will be avail­able to youth,” she said. “Coun­cil is pleased to ini­ti­ate an ac­tiv­ity that fos­ters the tal­ents of our lo­cal youth and we look for­ward to see­ing some great en­tries sub­mit­ted.”

Com­pe­ti­tion de­tails and en­try forms can be down­loaded from Coun­cil’s web­site, Face­book page or col­lected from the Bowen or Proser­pine cus­tomer ser­vice cen­tres.

First prize is a Tablet and en­tries close on April 11, 2014.

For more in­for­ma­tion con­tact Coun­cil’s youth ser­vices of­fi­cer Anna Smith on 4945 0216 or email anna.smith@whit­

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