Veterans Day Essay Contest open to island youth
The city of Sanibel Recreation Department and the Lee Coast Chapter of the Military Officers Association of America will host a Veterans Day Essay Contest for island youths in grades 4-8.
Prizes will be provided by the Bank of the Islands. In addition, the contest winners will be recognized at the Veterans Day Ceremony on Nov. 11 at 10:30 a.m. at the Sanibel City Hall, 800 Dunlop Road.
Students can choose between two prompts:
– Why is it so important to honor our veterans and celebrate Veterans Day?
– How are veterans important in my life?
The deadline for entering the contest is Oct. 28 at 5 p.m.
For the contest form, visit www.mysanibel.com.
For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org or contact the Sanibel Recreation Center at 239-472-0345.