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Schaefer's Foods photo contest planned

Schaefer’s Foods to produce second annual calendar

Schaefer’s Foods is collaborating with Lakes Printing, Echo Publishing and the Nisswa Chamber of Commerce to produce the second annual Nisswa area calendar.

Deadline for photo submissions is Oct. 12.

Schaefer’s Foods is seeking photos that portray the beauty and unique character of the Nisswa lakes area for the 2013 calendar.

Entries must be submitted by the original photographer. Photos that have been published elsewhere are not eligible. Photos will not be returned.

There is no limit to the number of photos submitted by one person. They must be 3,000 by 2,400 pixels (300 dpi), JPG files. Photos taken on cellular devices are not eligible for the contest.

Entries must include the photographer’s name, mailing address, email address, phone number, age division (adult or youth ages 17 and younger) and a brief description of the photo, including where it was taken and the name of the lake, if applicable.

Contestants may email digital photos up to 5MB to; submit photos digitally on a clearly labeled CD or DVD marked “photo contest;” or submit prints that are at least 8 by 10 inches along with entry information to Schaefer’s Foods.

Photos will be judged in the adult (18 and older) and youth (17 and younger) categories based on creativity, photographic quality and effectiveness in conveying the beauty and/or unique character of the Nisswa lakes area.

Winners will be notified by Nov. 15.

The calendar will be distributed at Schaefer’s Foods and the Nisswa Chamber of Commerce.

To have your group or organization’s activities considered for inclusion in the 2013 calendar email

For more information and entry details, visit

Denton (Denny) Newman Jr.
I've worked at the Brainerd Dispatch with various duties since Dec. 7, 1983. Starting off as an Ad Designer and currently Director of Audience Development. The Dispatch has been an interesting and challenging place to work. I'm fortunate to have made many friends, both co-workers and customers.
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