Voting Begins in U.S. Cellular’s 5th Annual Black History Month Art Contest in Lynchburg

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February 06, 2019
LYNCHBURG, Va. (Feb. 5, 2019) – U.S. Cellular announced today that the top 10 drawings in the company’s 5th annual Black History Month Art Competition with the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Lynchburg are now on display in local retail stores. The public is encouraged to visit select local U.S. Cellular stores to vote on their favorite piece of artwork.

In January, Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Lynchburg members created original 8.5 x 11 pieces of artwork in recognition of influential African-Americans, including business people, athletes, historical figures and celebrities. Ten finalists were chosen by representatives from the Boys & Girls Club and local U.S. Cellular leaders, and they are on display in select U.S. Cellular stores from now until Feb 28. Anyone 18 and older can visit a store to vote for their favorite, and the top three vote-getters winners will be announced in March. Prizes are gift cards in the following amounts:

$500 for 1st Place
$200 for 2nd Place
$150 for 3rd Place

To vote, visit U.S. Cellular locations at:
U.S. Cellular
3911 Wards Road Suite I              
Lynchburg, VA 24502

U.S. Cellular
3901 Old Forest Rd. Bldg. G  Ste 702                          
Lynchburg, VA 24501

No Purchase Necessary. Entrants who are minors must have parental consent to participate in the Contest. Official Contest Rules, including full entry details and Finalist and Winner selection criteria/voting are available by email request to the Media Contact named below.

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For more information, contact:

Melissa Watkins                                              Katie Frey
Public Relations Counsel                               Communications Manager, U.S. Cellular
Phone: 804-402-5316                                     Phone: 773-355-3275
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