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Market Days poster contest theme is ‘Strength in Community’

The 46th annual Mathews Market Days has announced that the theme for its official poster contest is “Strength in Community: Maintaining Strong Bonds through Tough Times.”

“This has been a year of unprecedented challenges for the world and for our county—we’ve experienced grief and witnessed acts of generosity in the community that have drawn us closer,” said Market Days co-chair Morgan Hudgins.She invites artists to “create a design that represents your impression of the strong community spirit of Mathews County, which has showcased itself this year in small, and large, acts of kindness.”

Market Days is set to be held the Friday and Saturday after Labor Day, Sept. 11 and 12.

Hudgins said all ages are welcome to enter, as well as all media, including but not limited to watercolor, oil, acrylic, photography, collages and mixed media.

Entrants do not need to live in Mathews County to enter and there is no limit on the number of entries submitted by an individual. All artwork ...

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