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Mayor Miner to Hold Annual “Share Your Story” Holiday Challenge

Entries Can Be Submitted Through November 17; Winners Will Light Clinton Square Tree During the “Home for the Holidays” Celebration

Miner: This is An Opportunity to Engage Students in Reading During the Holiday Season

SYRACUSE, N.Y. – Mayor Stephanie A. Miner announced details today of her annual “Share Your Story” challenge as part of the city’s annual “Home for the Holidays” celebration. Three Syracuse students who shared a holiday story will join the Mayor on stage to light the Clinton Square tree on Friday, November 24, 2017 at 6:30 pm. This year will mark the eighth year of the contest.

“This is a great opportunity to engage students in reading during the holiday season,” said Syracuse Mayor Stephanie A. Miner. “This contest showcases creativity from students and I encourage all school students to submit an entry.”

This year, Mayor Miner is asking students to name their favorite holiday story or book and share their personal connection to it through writing or a drawing of a favorite scene. Entries may be submitted electronically to mayor@syrgov.net or mailed to:

Mayor Stephanie A. Miner
Office of the Mayor-Suite 203
233 East Washington Street
Syracuse, New York 13202

All entries must be received by 5 pm on Friday, November 17. Winners will be notified 5 pm on Monday, November 20.  All students must be city of Syracuse residents. Entries should include the student’s name, grade, name of the student’s school, name of their parent/guardian and their phone number.

 

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