Public Invited to Community Reception to View Winning Entries of “The Spirit of the Valley” Photo Contest Sponsored by Mahoning County Juvenile Court Advisory Board
Youngstown, Ohio December 6, 2016 The Mahoning County Juvenile Court Advisory Board, Judge Theresa Dellick and The Soap Gallery invite the community to a public reception at The Soap Gallery on December 13th from 5-7pm to view winning entries in “The Spirit of the Valley” Photo Contest.
The initial entries, for what is planned to be an annual event were submitted by local amateur and professional photographers. Contestants were given the opportunity to have their work selected to become part of the permanent collection on display at the Mahoning County Juvenile Courthouse. Entries were judged on the basis of creativity, photographic quality, and effectiveness in conveying the beauty and/or unique character of Mahoning County and include images of various cultural events, monuments, architecture and the unique flora and fauna of the Valley. Winning entrants in specific categories will receive a monetary prize. All are welcome to meet and congratulate the winners and stay for refreshments at the free event.
The Soap Gallery is located at 117 S. Champion St., Youngstown, Ohio. For more information, please go to: www.soapgallery.com.