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Foyle launches art competition

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20.JUNE.08

Adonal Foyle’s Kerosene Lamp Foundation (KLF) is proud to announce the launch of its first art/essay competition in Adonal’s home country of St. Vincent and the Grenadines. The “Express Yourself Art and Essay Competition “is for students in Grades 1-6 and Forms 1-5.Entrants are invited to write about the importance of health, education and AIDS/HIV awareness on the islands. {{more}} Prizes include computers, school book scholarships, autographed merchandise and basketballs. The competition is endorsed by the Ministry of Education, and is part sponsored by Karib Cable.

Since 2003, Adonal has shared his knowledge with children in St. Vincent and the Grenadines through his basketball camps. “KLF has always used basketball as a lever to talk to kids about significant issues such as Education, HIV and AIDS, good nutrition and just the importance of being kids,” Adonal said. “The art and essay contest gives youth in St. Vincent and the Grenadines a voice to tell us what they have learned about sports, nutrition and HIV/AIDS and, more importantly, express their opinions on these serious topics.”

The competition will be held from June 20 until July 21. Check with local schools and newspapers for competition details or visit one of the following locations: Bequia – Frangipani Hotel; Canouan – Casa Del Mar; Mayreau – John Roach; St. Vincent – Karib Cable, Frenches Gates office; Union Island – Erika’s Marine; Mustique – Mustique Company Office. Information is also available at the KLF website: www.kerosenelampfoundation.org, or e – mail info@kerosenelampfoudation.org.

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