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KershawHealth announces Centennial photo contest

Posted: February 21, 2013 4:45 p.m.
Updated: February 22, 2013 5:00 a.m.

KershawHealth invites Kershaw County residents to submit entries for its Centennial Photo Contest that opened Tuesday. Four winners will be selected in both the Youth (under 18) and Adult (18 and over) categories. Winners will be announced and displayed during Centennial Celebration Week (April 21-27).

“We are very excited about this extraordinary milestone in the life of KershawHealth, and believe that photographs capturing the meaning of health and wellness in Kershaw County will add just another layer to the celebration,” said Joseph Bruce, Executive Director of the KershawHealth Foundation. “We really hope that people of all ages and qualifications will participate in this contest.”

The photo contest will be judged by Holly Stiles, visual arts teacher at Lugoff-Elgin Middle School; Kristin Cobb, executive director of the Fine Arts Center of Kershaw County; and Martha Bruce, former editor of the Chronicle-Independent and current editor of The Shaw News.

Interested participants should submit photographic art that answers the question: What does health and wellness in Kershaw County mean to you? Submissions may be delivered in person to 124 Battleship Road, Camden, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday, or mailed to P.O. Box 7003, Camden, SC 29021-7003. For more information about the photo contest and the KershawHealth Centennial, visit

KershawHealth’s Centennial is an opportunity to celebrate a 100-year legacy of excellence and caring and to recognize a century of community support. From its founding as Camden Hospital in 1913, the hospital’s mission has always been to provide excellent care for everyone in Kershaw County, from those most privileged to those least fortunate.

Its history has been marked by extraordinary generosity from the community it serves and its mission highlighted by numerous innovations in care.

(This information provided by KershawHealth.)

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