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MAYOR STEWART ANNOUNCES CHRISTMAS TREE DRAWING CONTEST

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 19, 2020

MAYOR STEWART ANNOUNCES CHRISTMAS TREE DRAWING CONTEST

New Britain - Mayor Erin E. Stewart and the Parks, Recreation, and Community Services Department are proud to present the first annual Christmas Tree Drawing Contest.

“We’re very excited to add another component to our local New Britain holiday festivities” said Mayor Stewart. “This is a great opportunity for residents all across New Britain to showcase their artistic talent, highlight our beautiful downtown, and portray the Christmas spirit. I look forward to reviewing all of our entries and sharing the special tree lighting moment with our winner.”

To enter the contest, residents must:


 Draw a picture of the New Britain Downtown Christmas Tree.
 Include their name, age, and phone number.
 Take a picture of their drawing and email it to parksnrec@newbritainct.gov by Tuesday, November 24th.

The winner of the contest will receive a special invitation to join Mayor Stewart on Tuesday, December 1st, 2020 at the Downtown Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony and will receive a $100 gift card to Amato’s Toy & Hobby.

All participants are also encouraged to submit their original drawings to the New Britain Parks and Recreation Office at 27 West Main St., Room 302 to be featured on display in the City Hall skywalk or throughout the building.

For more information, please visit the New Britain Parks and Recreation Office at 27 West Main St., Room 302, call 860.826.3360, or visit them online at NBParksNRec.org

Media Contact:

Brock L. Weber
Executive Aide to Mayor Erin Stewart
860.826.3304
Brock.Weber@newbritainct.gov
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