The Armed Services YMCA is beginning its annual art and essay contests. All eligible children of U.S. active duty, National Guard or Reserves may enter by writing an essay about their military hero or illustrating their military family in a drawing.
This contest is launched each November as part of Military Family Month. All art contest entries must be postmarked by Friday, Feb. 20, 2009. All essay contest entries must be postmarked no later than Friday, March 20, 2009.
Official entry forms for both contests are available at www.awymca.org.