Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month Photo Contest to Take Place In March

February 26th, 2018

Get your cameras out and your photos ready - the Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month photo contest returns this month!  The Arc of Essex County is looking for photos of your loved ones that celebrate their unique personalities and demonstrate their enthusiasm to achieve. The ten best photos (finalists) will be posted on our Facebook Page where our fans can vote on their favorite shot.

Our grand prize winner will receive two tickets to The Arc of Essex County's 5th Annual Uncorked & Uncapped:  Wine, Beer, and Food Fest at the Wilshire Grand Hotel in West Orange on Thursday, September 27th (valued at $200).  Second place winner will receive a $50 American Express gift card and third place winner will receive a $25 American Express gift card.

To Enter:

  • Step 1:  Take a digital photo of your family member, friend, neighbor, or co-worker with an intellectual or developmental disability that celebrates their unique personality and demonstrates their enthusiasm to achieve
  • Step 2:  “Like” The Arc of Essex County’s Facebook page: www.facebook.com/thearcofessexcounty
  • Step 3:  Click on the Photo Contest Tab in Facebook (on a desktop computer) or this Woobox link (for mobile devices) and follow the instructions to enter your photo. The Arc of Essex County will select the top 10 finalists and post them on its Facebook page where our fans can vote for their favorite photo.
  • Step 4:  Invite your friends to “Like” our page so they can vote your photo to the top!  Voting will open on Monday, April 9, 2018 at 12:00 a.m. and close at 11:59 p.m. on Friday, April 13, 2018.

To view the official rules, click here.