2016 Art Contest “Thank a Veteran”

Wednesday, September 21 at 06:50 AM
Category: Arvest Community News

In honor of Veterans Day, we’ll be hosting a children’s art contest with the theme “thank a veteran.” The contest is open to any child in kindergarten through sixth grade. 

Drawing should be in color and on a white 8 ½ x 11 sheet of paper and depict what “thank a veteran” means to the child. Please do not identify any names on the drawing. Complete the art contest entry form and attach to the final artwork. Email aspradlin@arvest.com for a copy of the entry form. Entries without an entry form will not be judged. 

All drawings must be delivered and postmarked by Oct. 21, 2016. Completed entry forms and artwork may be sent to: Arvest Bank, Attn: Angela Spradlin, 5201 S.W. Lee Blvd., Lawton, OK 73505.  

Winners and Prizes
Arvest Bank will award the top three individuals in each of the following age divisions: 
  • Age Division 1: Kindergarten – First Grade 
  • Age Division 2: Second and Third Grade 
  • Age Division 3: Fourth through Sixth Grade 
The following prizes will be awarded in each division:  
  • 1st place: $100 Arvest Visa Gift Card 
  • 2nd place: $50 Arvest Visa Gift Card 
  • 3rd place: $25 Arvest Visa Gift Card 
Winners will be announced at a Veterans Day reception Nov. 11, 4-6 p.m. at the Armed Services YMCA located at 900 N.W. Cache Rd., Lawton, Okla. R.S.V.P. to (580) 250-4503. Light appetizers and drinks will be served.

For questions contact Angela Spradlin at (580) 250-4540 or aspradlin@arvest.com.  

All artwork becomes property of Arvest Bank and will not be returned. Immediate family members of Arvest associates are not eligible to win.

Tags: Community Support, Oklahoma, Southwest Oklahoma
dorrisyu on 10/12/2016 at 2:22 AM
where can I locate the entry form? I would like to submit my daughter's artwork for this contest. Thanks!
Arvest Blog Admin on 10/12/2016 at 4:56 PM
Dorrisyu - We're happy to hear your daughter is interested in drawing a picture! Please email aspradlin@arvest.com for a copy of the entry form. We look forward to seeing your daughter's drawing!
Tori moiser on 11/16/2016 at 9:21 PM
My daughter got a letter from y'all stating that her art work will be displayed at the VA center. Is that in Lawton Oklahoma and how long will it be up
Arvest Blog Admin on 11/16/2016 at 10:47 PM

Tori - A big thanks to your daughter for sharing her artistic abilities! Her art will be on display in binders throughout the year at the VA Center in Lawton, Okla. We look forward to sharing her work with the veterans the VA serves!

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