Rotary Clubs of Wayne County Host 19th Annual Spelling Bee
Ontario Center – The Rotary Clubs of Wayne County will host their 19th Annual Wayne County Rotary Spelling Bee on Saturday, February 24, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. at the Wayne Central Performing Arts Center, 6200 Ontario Center Road, Ontario Center. This popular Rotary event benefits Literacy Volunteers of Wayne County and the many services they provide. Teams are forming now. Rotarians and others are invited to field a team of spellers and help call attention to the problem of illiteracy and to raise funds for adult education and early childhood literacy services provided in Wayne County.
Adult and youth teams may register with a team captain, two other spellers and an alternate. All members of a youth team must be 16-19 years old. Prizes are awarded to the members of the top three adult and youth teams. The top adult team will keep the “Robert Nary Traveling Trophy” for one year. The top youth team will receive a Traveling Trophy to be housed at their school for a year.
The team registration fee of $100 will be donated to Literacy Volunteers of Wayne County. To receive a registration form or for more information please contact Chris Edgar, 315-946-5333 or LVWayne@rochester.rr.com. Teams are encouraged to register as early as possible but no later than February 9th. Study materials will be sent to all registered teams.
Newark’s 5th Annual Snowman Building Contest
The Village of Newark will celebrate this winter with a Snowman Building Contest. Snowman Enthusiasts…Winter is here so let’s play! Gather your family and friends to show your snowman building skills.
Village Residence and Businesses are invited to create a snow sculpture anytime during the month of February 2018.
Call 331-4770, ext. 108 to enter and let us know you will be participating and Contest Judges will take a photo of your creation.
Resident First Place $100
Resident Second Place $50
Best Business Entry will receive the Snowman Trophy and Pizza.
Rules: Entry must be located in the Village of Newark. Build a snowman, sculpture or whatever you like, it’s up to you. Snow creation must be suitable for all audiences. Residential entries must be located on the property front lawn area in clear view from the road and may not block sidewalks or driveways. Business entries must be located in front of the business on lawn area, or on sidewalk (no more than 3 ft. from building), and may not block sidewalk or building entrance. Only food coloring can be used to color entry. No wood or metal framework can be incorporated in the structure of the snow sculpture. Sculptures should be of a non-interactive nature (this means no areas are intended for people to walk on, crawl, stand, sit under or climb.) Do not send your own photos.
Photos of entries will be judged on Thursday, March 1, 2018.