Home Featured Stories Summerfest Announces Pet Idol Photo Contest

Summerfest Announces Pet Idol Photo Contest


Garrettsville – The Summerfest Committee is now accepting pet photo entries at the Middlefield Banking Company located at 8058 State Street Garrettsville, for the annual Pet Idol Photo Contest. The contest is one of many that are held during Summerfest the last weekend in June.If you are an amateur shutterbug and have a cute Rocky, Fluffy, Fido or other animal species, well start snapping away and get those pet pictures entered in the Pet Idol Photo Contest before time runs out. It may only be spring right now, but before long Summerfest will be here and you will not want to miss this opportunity to showcase your pet’s picture in the contest.The photo contest is open to any amateur photographers and will have three categories: cat, dog and other. Owners can submit either a black and white or color photo, however the photos will be judged in the same category. Photos need to be unframed, unmounted with name, address and phone number on each entry. A $5 entry fee is required with each photo entered and a portion of the proceeds will benefit the Portage County APL. All photos must be received by Thursday, June 23, 2011 to be eligible. The photos will be on display during the festival.Therefore, if you think your lizard or fish are just the cutest thing, then snap a picture, down load an entry form off the website www.garrettsvilleSummerfest.com and drop them off at Middlefield Bank in Garrettsville. Entry forms, complete rules and more information can be viewed on the website or specific questions can be directed to Aaron King at 330 524-2646.This year’s Summerfest is sponsored by Charles Chevrolet-Buick, Garrettsville Chamber of Commerce, Carlson Funeral Homes and Cremation Services and the Weekly Villager. The festival is traditionally held the last weekend in June at the corners of S.R.82 and S.R. 88 in downtown Garrettsville.