Thursday, February 28, 2013
Entries in this children's art contest must be postmarked by close of business March 1.
Young artists of Upper Marlboro, break out those pens, pencils, paints, and cameras because Friday is your last chance to enter the 2013 Color Maryland Green Contest. The contest, sponsored by the Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR), “is designed to encourage children to take advantage of the abundant recreational opportunities and natural resources that Maryland has to offer,” according to a press release. The contest is open to children grades kindergarten though 12. All artwork should be original and feature the great outdoors of Maryland. Entries can be in any number of artistic mediums—videos, photographs, oil paintings, computer designs, crayon and marker drawings, poetry, or pencil and charcoal sketches. One winner …
Friday, January 18, 2013
Are you and your partner the epitome of cute? Enter our contest to win a gift card to Grace's Fortune Restaurant in Bowie.
Do you and your spouse still hold hands after all these years? Do you exemplify commitment, loyalty and friendship? Then enter Patch's Cutest Couple Contest. If you and your partner even would make Saint Valentine blush, enter your photo now for a chance to win. Just upload your photo by 11:59 p.m. on Feb. 1, 2013 and don’t forget to include your names in the tagline. (You need to be a registered Patch user, log into the site, click on this story, then select "Upload Photos.") Winners will be based on reader votes in the comments and announced on Feb. 11, 2013. Voting will begin on Feb. 4 and end on Feb. 8, 2013. Contest starts on Jan. 18, 2013 The winning couple will receive a $40 gift card to Grace's Fortune Restaurant in Bowie, plus two…
Wednesday, November 21, 2012
Did you decorate your house for the holidays this year? Enter our "Deck the House" contest and you could win $100,000 for your local school district and $500 to pay your electric bills!
We’re launching our annual Deck the House Contest to find the most over-the-top holiday decorations in America—the best “decked” house in the country—the one home so spectacularly decorated that everyone in town jokes your holiday decorations could rival Rockefeller Center’s. If this sounds like your house, upload a photo or video of your home to our contest page from Nov. 26 to Dec. 16. (Check back here next Monday for a direct link to our contest page so you can enter.) Only residents of Patch towns are eligible to enter. We’ll select 24 regional finalists, and from them, pick one grand prize winner. Patch will pay up to $500 of the utility bill for each finalist, while our national winner will have $100,000 donated to his or her local…
Monday, November 5, 2012
We're searching for the best Halloween Costume in America. Enter yourself or your kids for a chance to win $5,000.
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Monday, November 5, 2012
Friday, May 11, 2012
We announce the winner of our 2012 Mother's Day contest.
To honor mothers around Prince George's County, Patch asked users to upload photos of their moms and leave a comment about what makes them so great. The heartfelt expressions of love and gratitude made it too hard to choose, so Patch randomly chose a winner. And the winner of our best mom contest is... drumroll, please... is Terri Moore, of Bowie. Moore's daughter, Cindy Freland said: My mom is the best in Prince George's County because she taught me to be strong, bold and independent. Because of her outlook on life and what she believes, I have been able to run a successful business for 15 years. She taught me that life is what you go after and not what you settle on. She is smart, active, happy, full of life and 82 years old. I love you …