Philippi CVB announces photography contest

The Philippi Convention & Visitors Bureau has announced an Amateur Photography Contest, which will take place in conjunction with its inaugural Fall in Love with Philippi Festival.

The contest is open to amateurs, and there are six categories centering around Barbour County. Entries are due no later than Oct. 4, 2013, and can be turned in to the following Philippi sites: Sam Santilli Photography, 17 Beech Ave.; Philippi Public Library, 108 South Main St.; and the Philippi City Building, 108 North Main St.

Entry forms are available at the sites above or on the CVB website, There is a $3 entry fee for each photo.

All participants will receive a ribbon for their participation, and winners will receive ribbons and a small cash prize.

More information is available at the Philippi City Building, by looking at the Philippi CVB website, or by contacting Annette Fetty Santilli at 304-457-6322.

Winners will be announced at a reception at Code Blue at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 10, at 6 p.m. All entries will be on display at this time.