This news from Abbie Culbertson, from the Insight Counseling Centers, in Nashville, Tennessee:
The goals of the Insight Centers are to
- Provide excellent professionally licensed psychotherapy to any individual, couple or family in our community.
- Offer help and healing from a heart of compassion and personal faith that accepts and respects the beliefs of every individual with whom we work.
- Raise and provide financial support to help those who cannot otherwise afford care.
This contest is open to all levels of photographic artists who reside in one of the following US states: Tennessee, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, Florida, South Carolina, North Carolina, Kentucky, or Virginia.
This year's contest theme: New Beginnings. There is no entry fee. The deadline for entries is October 11, 2016, just 7 days away.
Entrants will be judged by a panel of experts, who will select 24 finalists to be named on October 19, 2016.
The 24 final images must be printed, framed, and delivered to the Insight Counseling Centers at 100 Vine Court, Nashville, TN 37205 no later than November 7, 2016 for gallery installation. (No exceptions.)
The finalists will be exhibited at the event “InSight Photography Show and Auction” on Thursday, November 10, 2016 at Rail Yard Studios in Nashville, TN.
All selected works will be placed in the event’s silent auction, and photographers will receive 20% of the final winning bids.
Award prizes, to be announced the evening of the event, include $300 for first place, $200 for second place, and $150 for third place winners.
The proceeds of InSight will go to Insight Counseling Centers to support families, individuals, and couples in Middle Tennessee who are in need of affordable mental health counseling services.
The official rules are at http://insightcounselingcenters.org/new-beginnings.
Enter up to three (3) images. Send submissions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sounds like a worthy cause.
The price is right for entries, and the rewards for participating are both tangible and intangible.
What's not to like?