The Center for Veterinary Public Health at the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene is sponsoring a poster contest with the theme “You Can Prevent Rabies.” The poster contest is being held in recognition of World Rabies Day 2008, and is open to all Maryland students in grades 5-8. Posters should illustrate the ways people and communities can help prevent rabies.
Students will be divided by grade into two groups: 5th and 6th graders and 7th and 8th graders. All entrants will receive a World Rabies Day bookmark.
First, second and third place prizes will be awarded in each of the two groups. The first place winner in each group will receive a World Rabies Day messenger bag and choice of: 2 tickets to the National Aquarium in Baltimore, or 4 tickets to the Maryland Science Center, or 4 tickets to the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore.
Submissions are due by October 24, 2008 and winners will be announced on November 14th, 2008. For more information visit http://edcp.org/vet_med/rabies.html, or call 410-767-5649.