Purpose: to create a bright, festive atmosphere in the Parkersburg Community Parks during the
winter festival season in order to encourage pride, promote tourism and community involvement.
and run by volunteers. Completely funded by donations/contributions collected from visitors during the holiday season.
The Holiday in the Park Committee
are very pleased and overwhelmed by the response we have for our annual coloring contest, in which we ask the kids to suggest
displays they would like to see us build for the following year. What fantastic idea's these young ones have, which
make our job difficult in selecting the displays. This year, instead of the Committee selecting the displays from
the recommendations, we are asking the kids to actually draw us a display. We will choose 3 displays, 1 per grade group
category and will build the displays based on the child (s) drawing (s). Rules are listed below.
great opportunity for the young artist in our community. 3 displays will be chosen (one per each grade group).
A sign with the child's name, grade, age and school will identify the display. Deadline for entries is
April 30th, 2016.
Must be a Christmas Theme
Must be drawn by the child
Must be drawn on an 8 x 11 sheet of paper
On back side of drawing, please list (legibly printed) Childs Nam, grade, school, phone
Judging will be based on grade
be done black/white or color.
Holiday in the Park Committee reserves the right to dis-allow
any entrant that appears to have adult help
Must be received by April 30th to be eligible
(no late entries will be accepted)
Kids: Coloring sheets
for this years contest were delivered to your school. You should color them in class and your teacher will return to
WCRC by Nov. 11th 2016 to be judged. Winners will be announced to the schools. Winners will receive
Certificate and $25.00 Gift card from Santa during opening ceremonies (see below). Gift Cards were donated by: WesBanco,
Community Bank, Advantage Bank and United Bank.
Officers of the Board
Steve Cox, President
Jonelle Merrit, Vice President
Nancy Wilcox, Treasurer
Vickie Marshall, Secretary
Opening Ceremonies will be held on November 19th, 6 p.m. in the Parkersburg City Park (by horse
- Agenda to be posted closer to date.
will present the kids Coloring Contest Winners with their certificates and prize during opening ceremonies.