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Nicola Valley 12-12-12 Photo Contest Winners

Nicola Valley 12-12-12 Photo Contest Winners

Books & Gift Certificates

The Nicola Valley Museum & Archives offered copies of "0929069110-194x150.jpgMerritt and the Nicola Valley: An Illustrated History" as a prize for the first 100 contributors to the Nicola Valley 12-12-12 Photo Contest. Those who already had that book could pick up a copy of the second edition of our "Stirring the Pot" cookbook or the revised edition of "Merritt: Her History and Symbols of Identity."

Gift Certificates.

In addition, the Museum has received donations of gift certificates from the following Merritt businesses.

Work'n Play Clothing Company
Mandolin's Coffeehouse
Home Hardware
Brambles Bakery & Café
Country Bug Books & Gifts
BC Visitor Centre @ Merritt
Trips & Trails Books by Murphy Shewchuk

The 12-12-12 Photo Contest Winners are:

The judge considered the following photographs (marked with a star on the 12-12-12 Gallery page ) exceptional from a 12-12-12 perspective as well as artistic balance:

  • An empty emergency room, a lovely sight by Julia Smith, age 8.
  • Julia, Ivy and Gabrielle capturing 12/12/12 by Dena Smith.
  • Super Save Gas prices by Brandy Pinyon.
  • Janet & Warren Smith Wedding Party by Janet Stirling/Smith.
  • Sugar Loaf Mountain from Airport Road by Mavis Polmans.
  • The round-up by Mike Touet.
  • Winter walk along the Coldwater River by Liz Moore.
  • Nicola Valley Sunset by Kelley Cameron


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