Photo contest under way

North Islanders are asked to celebrate Canada Day by sharing their favourite summer photo.

PORT McNEILL—Community Futures Mount Waddington is asking North Islanders to celebrate Canada Day this year by sharing their favourite summer photo for a chance to win a local prize basket.

The CFMW Canada Day Photo Contest is under way, and the public is invited to help vote on the eventual winner with “likes” on its Facebook page.

Photos must have been taken in the North Island region, and the deadline for submission is noon on Wednesday, June 26. Images may be emailed to media@cfmw.ca or uploaded directly to the Community Futures Mount Waddington Facebook page.

Entries must included a name, phone number and where the photo was taken or a brief description. Images of favourite North Island locations or activities are encouraged.

The prize picnic basket includes a variety of products from local merchants, including East of Java, The Bargain Shop, Peoples Drug Mart, Leanna’s Epicure and Marketplace IGA.

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