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Announcing the Sussex County Money $mart Week
Piggy Bank Pageant
Monday, May 1, 5 to 7 pm, at Sussex Tech in conjunction with the Money $mart Week Kick-Off.
School-aged children and their parents are invited to join the fun!
A light supper will be served and prizes awarded for the top three winners in each age category.
Every Pageant entrant will receive a small prize.
To celebrate Money $mart Week, here is your chance to go ?Hog? Wild!
¨ Create your own piggy bank from a milk carton, soda bottle or any other items of your choice. You can create a Pig with Personality, such as a Pretty Pig, Happy Hog, Serious Sow, Pudgy Piglet, or any other pig you design and make.
¨ You can also dress-up and decorate an existing piggy bank with markers, crayons, picture cutouts, fabric, or anything you can think of.
¨ Piggybank must be able to hold coins as savings, i.e. hollow at least in part.
¨ Only one entry per child in the appropriate age category: Ages 7 and under; 8 through 12; and 13 through 17.
¨ Piggy banks must be created or decorated by the contest entrant (child) with no or very little adult help.
¨ Pageant registration forms are available at www.sussex.nj.us and www.aroundthearea.com or at the Sussex County Administrative Center, One Spring Street, Newton, NJ (Division of Community Services, Second Floor).
¨ Completed registration forms must be received by April 28th 2006 by Christine Florio. They should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org, faxed to 973-579-0571 or dropped off to Christine at the Sussex County Administrative Center, One Spring Street, Newton (Division of Community Services, Second Floor) during weekday business hours.
¨ For further information about the Piggy Bank Pageant, contact Barbara O?Neill at email@example.com.
¨ Piggy banks must be dropped off May 1st at the Sussex County Money $mart Week kick-off at Sussex Tech between 5 and 5:30 pm. Judging (people?s choice) will take place between 5:30 and 6:30 pm during the kick-off program.
¨ Entrants must take their piggybank home after the winners are announced at 6:45 pm
¨ Piggybanks may be no larger than 18 inches x 18 inches x 18 inches in size
¨ A total of 9 prizes will be awarded: 1st, 2nd, and 3rd in each of the three age categories
¨ Entries will be judged by kick-off participants (one vote per age category). The decisions of the people are final.