From Nov. 28, 2019 until Jan. 31, 2020, the City of Port Colborne accepted photos from residents and visitors that capture what is beautiful, creative, innovative, and authentic about the city. The City received 109 submissions and a panel of judges narrowed it down to 10 finalists, between two categories, for the public to vote on.
The finalists are:
Category: Heritage Arts and Culture
Albert de Laat for Outer Lighthouse
Karl Roberts for Port Marine Museum
Sandi Marr for Public Art/Graffiti
Brad Wood for Lighthouse at Sunset
David Sutherland for Marine Industry
Category: Outdoor Adventure
Brandon Little for Nickel Beach Surfers
Melanie Moore for Happy Girl
Marilyn Turner for Port Colborne Sunset
Brian Klauck for Breakwall Fishing
Nina Secord for Welland Canal
Voting is open online only from Tuesday, Feb. 25 – Tuesday, March 3. To view the finalists’ photos and to vote, visit www.portcolborne.ca/page/PortColborneProud.
Do not have access to a computer or internet? Visit the Port Colborne Public Library, 310 King Street, for access to both computers and wifi.
Finalists are still in the running for prizes totaling $1,650. Finalists’ photos will also be on display at the Port Colborne Public Library and select locations throughout the city.