Water Festival looking for students to help design new logo

Deadline for submissions is May 7, 2015

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Gary Carr

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In 2006, Gary was elected to the position of Regional Chair at the Regional Municipality of Halton, and was re-elected to the position in 2010. Gary sits on the Standing Committees of Health and Social Services, Administration and Finance, and Planning and Public Works, in addition to a number of Advisory Committees. Gary is also a member of the board for the Greater Toronto Marketing Alliance, and served on the Halton Regional Police Services Board and Metrolinx.

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The Halton Children’s Water Festival (HCWF) is celebrating their 10-year anniversary and is looking to Halton secondary school students to help design a new logo.

The HCWF is a four day outdoor event hosted at Kelso Conservation Area which this year takes place from September 29 to October 2, helping to celebrate our most precious natural resource, water! The festival hosts and educates nearly 1,000 grade 2, 3, 4 and 5 students each day. Students participate in interactive, curriculum-linked activities that allow them to get outside and immerse themselves in their local environment.

HCWF Logo Contest submissions need to meet the following requirements:

  1. The logo must contain the words “Halton Children’s Water Festival”
  2. The logo must be appropriate, legible and professional as this logo may be featured on the HCWF website (www.hcwf.ca) as well as other media (brochures, t-shirts, on-site signage to identify tents, promotional banners, and other uses)
  3. The logo must reflect the values and mandate of the HCWF: To celebrate our most precious natural resource, water
  4. The logo cannot contain copyrighted material; all submitted work must be original, created and edited by the entrant(s). The logo may not include licensed or copyrighted/trademarked images
  5. The logo must adapt well to electronic and print media, to reproduction on small and large surfaces, and to use in color or in grayscale

The creator of the winning design will receive a prize of $500 with second and third prize winners each receiving $100. Deadline for entrants will be May 7, 2015 and submissions can be sent to waterfestival@hrca.ca or mailed to Conservation Halton`s Administration Office at 2596 Britannia Road West, Burlington, ON, L7P 0G3.

For more details on the contest`s official rules and entry form, as well as how students can submit their designs please visit: http://hcwf.ca/logo-contest.

The Festival is co-hosted by Conservation Halton and Halton Region in partnership with, the Halton District School Board, the Halton Catholic District School Board, the City of Burlington, the Town of Halton Hills, and the Town of Oakville. Conservation Halton Chairman John Vice and I serve as the Festival’s honorary co-chairs. To learn more about the Halton Children’s Water Festival, please visit www.hcwf.ca.



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