“The photo contest invited community members to share their best shots of North Grenville, and showcase the beauty and activity within North Grenville,” said Mayor Nancy Peckford. “We were thrilled with the overwhelming response. More than 360 photos were submitted making for difficult decisions.”
“Thank you to everyone who participated and congratulations to the winners!” added Mayor Peckford. “These were incredibly difficult choices.”
The winners of the Capture North Grenville Photo Contest are:
First Prize: “Trees in Sky” – Tina Christie
Runner up: “Catherine O’Heron” – Tracy Lalonde
First Prize: “Swing” – Tara Shaw
Runner up: “Boat on Ice” – Barbara Gour
First Prize: “Sunset Dock on River” – Nadine Pickard
Runner up: “Red Barn” – Robin Hooper
First Prize: “Red Pepper Jelly Big Nose” – Chelsea Hatchette
Runner up: “Horses” – Tina Christie
First Prize: “Bubba and Bugs” – Trevor Meunier
Runner up: “Kid with Goat” – Kameron Payeur
Prizes will be awarded to the winning photo and runner up for each category, and have been selected from a variety of local businesses.
Winners of the top prize and the runner up for each category were chosen by a panel of five judges that included: Mayor Nancy Peckford, Councillor John Barclay Karen Quigley, Chair of the North Grenville Chamber of Commerce, Meagan Cumming, Chair of the Old Town Kemptville BIA, and Arthur McGregor, Vice-Chair of the Arts and Culture Advisory Committee.
“We were encouraged by the incredible diversity of photos that were submitted. They captured the cultural and natural beauty of our community,” added Councillor John Barclay and judge.
In addition to the top two winning photos, there will also be a $25 NG Green Gift Card awarded to the “People’s Choice” winner for each category chosen through online voting on the Municipal Facebook page. Residents are encouraged to vote for their favourite photo online between September 24 – September 30. Winners will be announced on Friday, October 1, 2021.
The Capture North Grenville Photo Contest ran from July 15 to August 22, 2021. Chosen photos will be used as part of the Municipal communication channels.
To view the winning photos visit: www.northgrenville.ca/photocontest.
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