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VACATION STATION CONTEST RESULTS Hometown Kids Shine

October 12, 2009


Milwaukee, WI - Results are in for the 15th annual MPTV VACATION STATION summer reading outreach program. Children, ages four through 12, from all over SE Wisconsin, competed in the art, poetry, book review, and recipe sections. In 2008, the VACATION STATION project received a Public Relations Society of America Paragon Awards-Merit Award for providing opportunities for children to read, learn and create.

Winners in the art, poetry, and recipe categories, and their winning entries can be found here.

For more information on MPTV Community Relations programs, including Community Cinema, the Mittens & More Drive, school workshops, and the PBS Writers & Illustrators Contest, contact Darlyne Haertlein at (414) 297-7518 or haertled@matc.edu.

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