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Contest winners announced

Thursday, July 28, 2011

Braxton Schopmeyer
The top three placings for the 2011 Crisis Pregnancy Center of Clay County's annual Baby Photo Contest were boys.

Residents had the opportunity to vote for children during the Clay County 4-H Fair.

The grand prize winner this year was Braxton Schopmeyer, son of Bryce and Maria Schopmeyer, Bowling Green.

Benton Cooper Hoskins
The first runner-up was Benton Cooper Hoskins, son of Matt and Traci Hoskins, Brazil, while the second runner-up was Gunner Joe Trout, son of Duke and Heather Trout, also of Brazil.

The Crisis Pregnancy Center also handed out honorable mention honors to Carley Ann Deakins, daughter of Michael and Carrie Deakins, and fifth-place to Lily Rylan Lake, daughter of Logan and Autumn Lake, all of Brazil.

A total of 43 babies were entered into the contest.

Gunner Joe Trout
The top three received prizes totaling about $1,488. The prizes were donated by local merchants and included four savings bonds, food coupons, gift cards and services such as photography, tire rotation, fitness programs, theater tickets, golf games, bowling passes and more.

The proceeds from votes go to help the Crisis Pregnancy Center bring needed services to Clay County. The ledger kept since 1993 indicates this year's grand total was the best ever with more than $2,700 in donations.

Local merchants taking part included Terre Haute Savings Bank, Riddell National Bank, First Financial Bank and Clay Douglas Insurance, Garber Photography, A+ Printing, Bedwell Tires, Goodwill, Brazilian Lanes, Kroger, Brazil Walmart, Old Fashion Jewelry Shop, Walnut Theater, Forest Park Golf Course, First Christian Church Daycare, Luxury Nail Salon, Sugar Ridge Nursery, Sherwin Williams, Curves, the YMCA of Clay County, Fun-Time Scuba, Brazil Public Library, Lynn's Soda Fountain, Goodies Galore, Casey's General Store (West), Subway, Dairy Queen, Maurizio's, Papa John's, China's Best Buffet, Pizza Hut, Harmony's Diner, Mayberry Malt Shoppe (Clay City) and the Lake House Restaurant (Staunton).

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OH HOW CUTE!!! Congratulations to each of you cuties!!!!

-- Posted by JaniLou on Thu, Jul 28, 2011, at 9:17 PM

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