| ANNUAL PEACE POSTER CONTEST Calling all student artists… The 2020-21 Lions Club International Peace Poster Contest is now open! Deadline for entries is November 1 Please feel free to forward to students, parents, teachers or youth leaders who may be interested. For more than 30 years, Lions around the world sponsor an international Peace Poster contest asking students to create a picture of their vision of the year’s theme. This year’s theme is “Peace Through Service”. The contest is open to all Atlanta metro area students, including homeschoolers, who will be age 11, 12 or 13 by November 15, 2020. Click here to see the Grand Prize Winners over the past three decades. FANTASTIC AWARDS At the local level, the contest winner will receive $100 from the Atlanta Lions Club. The winning poster will advance to the district level of the contest, followed by the state level and then the international level. The International Grand Prize Winner will receive a trip to an award ceremony where he/she will receive $5,000 cash prize. Two family members (one of whom is the parent/guardian) are also invited to accompany the winner to the ceremony. [In the past, pre-COVID, the award ceremony has been at Lions Day at the United Nations.) Also, 23 international merit winners receive a $500 cash prize for their winning artwork. 2019 Grand Prize International Winner (Theme: Journey of Peace) HOW TO ENTER DEADLINE FOR ENTRIES IS NOVEMBER 1.. Entries to this first level of competition must be submitted through the online form (see link below). Submission will be a hi-res photo of the artist’s poster. The poster needs to be completed before you fill out the form. Entries must also include a separate artist photo suitable for publicity purposes.(Candid photo is fine.) November 14: Winner sponsored by Atlanta Lions Club will be announced. Artist of winning poster will mail their physical poster to the next level of competition (so hold onto your posters!) February 1: International winners notified on or before this date. ENTRY FORM ARTWORK SPECIFICATIONS PLEASE READ CAREFULLY. SIZE: Artwork must be no smaller than 13” x 20” and no larger than 20” x 24.” It must be created on material flexible enough to be rolled for shipping in a mailing tube. MEDIA: You may use paint, crayon, pencil, chalk, ink, etc. — chalk, charcoal, and pastel entries should be sealed with a fixative spray to prevent smearing FLAT ARTWORK ONLY: Nothing may be glued, stapled, or attached to the artwork in any way — three-dimensional entries will not be accepted IMAGES ONLY: NO lettering or numbering on the front of the poster SIGNATURE: Artist signature must be on the back of the poster ORIGINALITY: All artwork must be the individual artist’s original creation — duplications are not accepted ENTRY: Only one entry per artist and each entry must be the work of only one artist Learn more about the Atlanta Lions Club: The Lions Club is the world’s largest service organization. Being a Lion is about leading by example, building relationships and improving the world through kindness. It’s 1.4 million caring men and women serving together to make a lasting impact and change lives. The Atlanta Lions Club is celebrating 100 years of service in 2020. In the past 100 years, we helped found the Atlanta Eye Bank and the Georgia Lions Lighthouse Foundation. We also founded the Peach Bowl as a charity fundraiser!. The chapter raises money for many organizations in town and sponsors the Lions International Youth Exchange Program. The Atlanta Lions Club invites new members join us! If you are interested in making lifelong friends and working on service projects with proceeds helping our local community and beyond, please contact our President Scott Rogers at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Atlanta Lions Club 2020-2021 Lion Scott Rogers, President Lion Phil Minnes, Board Chair Lion Dennis Rogers, 1st VP Lion Chris Fabina, Treasurer Lion Becky Jarrell, Secretary Meetings are held on 2nd and 4th Thursdays from noon-1:15 NORMALLY at Capital City Club 7 John Portman Blvd. (but meeting via Zoom during COVID) Atlanta, GA