Building Healthy Communities: Southwest Merced/East Merced County, working with the Merced County Arts Council, said they received a record number of entries, 37, for their Youth Logo Contest.
Stafff from both groups worked with teachers at Golden Valley High School, Le Grand High School, Dos Palos High School, Cesar Chavez Middle School and Tenaya Middle School to encourage student participation. Students at Tenaya Middle School produced a 30-second commercial for Tenaya TV to promote the contest.
The grand prize of $500 and three additional $250 prizes will be awarded at a dessert reception to on Monday, Oct. 24, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Multicultural Arts Center of Merced, 645 W. Main Street, Merced. The public is invited.