Strassenfest accepting photos for baby contest through Wednesday

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JASPER – La Leche League is now accepting pictures for their annual baby photo contest during the Jasper Strassenfest. Photos will be accepted through Wednesday, July 30 or until all 96 entry spaces are filled.  

Strassenfest baby-photo contestants should be individual or a sibling group between 0 and 36-months-old on July 1. All photographs will be returned.  

To enter, deliver one unframed 5x7 photo with the child’s name, parent(s) name(s), address and phone number along with a $5 entry fee to Winkler’s Natural Foods at 1102 Newton Street in Jasper between the hours of 7 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday and 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday or mail to La Leche Jeague, 2028 N. Shiloh Rd., Jasper, IN 47546.

Fifteen prizes will be awarded for top money raised and participation Top prizes this year include $200 cash, donated by Dr. Norma Kreilein and Daviess Community Hospital, $200 cash donated by Jasper Pediatrics and Memorial Hospital and Healthcare Center, two $100 cash prizes donated by Reicker Chiropractic, Richard Moss MD and two $50 cash prizes donated by All In One Chiropractic and Acupuncture and All God’s Creatures Holistic Healthcare.

Each participant will receive free coupons and will be entered into a participation raffle. All check donations exceeding $10 will receive donation letters for tax purposes.

Voting with cash or checks will be held at the display beside Bridal Boutique on the Jasper square from 6 to 10 p.m. Thursday, July 31 through Saturday, Aug. 2 during Strassenfest. A check with the child’s full name listed on the memo line may also be mailed to LLL, 2028 N. Shiloh Rd., Jasper, IN 47546.  All mailed votes must be received by the Aug. 2 deadline to be considered for top prizes. All donations are fully tax-deductible.   

For more contest information, call Karen at 482-5265 or 639-9641.