Thursday, January 07, 2010
Fun Fest photos needed
The Kingsport Times News is looking for photos from EVERY year of Fun Fest to publish in their new book. They will be collecting photos and essays on several dates in January. Each person can submit up to 3 photos or essays (200 words or less). Collection Dates are: Kingsport Times News office - 701 Lynn Garden DrJan 12, 13, 19, 27 from 2 pm - 6 pm Kingsport Chamber of Commerce - 151 East Main St Jan 20 + 26 from 2 pm - 6 pm All photos must be original and not previously published in another book. Pass this note on to your friends. Thank You!!!!
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