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Voting Kicks Off in UScellular, Boys & Girls Club of Greater Lynchburg 10th Annual Black History Month Art Contest

LYNCHBURG, Va. (Feb. 1, 2024) – Voting is now open in UScellular’s 10th Annual Black History Month Art Contest with Boys & Girls Club of Greater Lynchburg. Community members can vote for their favorite piece of original art online at newsroom.uscellular.com/black-history-month-art-contest/.
 
The top three vote-getters will be announced in late February and prizes include gift cards in the following amounts:

  • $250 for 1st Place
  • $150 for 2nd Place
  • $100 for 3rd Place
 
New to the 2024 contest, the top three first-place submissions with the most votes will also be named national winners1 and will receive an additional $250, bringing their total winnings to $500, while their home Club will also receive a $1,500 donation.
 
Up to ten finalists from each Boys & Girls Club, including Boys & Girls Club of Greater Lynchburg, were chosen by Club representatives and local UScellular leaders based on creativity, quality, interpretation, clarity of theme and overall impression. Voting will remain open until February 15, and anyone 18 or older can vote for their favorite. The finalists’ artwork is also digitally displayed at select stores.
 
Boys & Girls Club members created original pieces of artwork representing influential Black STEM icons. These included historical figures, world leaders, scientists and educators who have made vital contributions to the world of science, technology, engineering and math.
 
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 USCDLMediaRelations@uscellular.com.
 
1 One “national winner” per Club; see contest rules for details.
 
About UScellular
UScellular is the fourth-largest full-service wireless carrier in the United States, providing national network coverage and industry-leading innovations designed to help customers stay connected to the things that matter most. The Chicago-based carrier provides a strong, reliable network supported by the latest technology and offers a wide range of communication services that enhance consumers’ lives, increase the competitiveness of local businesses and improve the efficiency of government operations. Through its After School Access Project, the company has pledged to provide hotspots and service to help up to 50,000 youth connect to reliable internet. Additionally, UScellular has price protected all of its plans, promising not to increase prices through at least the end of 2024. To learn more about UScellular, visit one of its retail stores or www.uscellular.com. To get the latest news, visit newsroom.uscellular.com.