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Media Release: Laurentian Valley's Geo-Gnoming Contest - A Huge Success!

Media Release
Township of Laurentian Valley
 
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                                                      August 22, 2018
 
Laurentian Valley’s Geo-Gnoming Contest proved to be a huge success! The Township received close to 1000 selfies over the 5 week long contest that took place from July 16 to August 20, 2018. 
 
The contest involved exploring 5 different Laurentian Valley parks and recreation centres to find the LV GNOME, taking a selfie with it and sending it to the Township’s Facebook page or email.  Each Monday the LV GNOME was placed on the grounds of one of Laurentian Valley’s parks or recreation centres for a week with location LV GNOME and its coordinates posted on the Township’s Facebook page.   Participants had a chance to win a weekly prize and a grand prize of a kayak, paddle and life jacket. To enter the draw for the grand prize, participants had to send the Township at least 4 selfies (so find the gnome in 4 different parks or recreation centres).
 
The contest was open to residents and non-residents of all ages.   The weekly winners included:
 
Week 1 – Karyne Carriere
Week 2 – Ella Lee
Week 3 – Nolan Graveline
Week 4 – Taylor
Week 5 – Paige Lee
 
For the Grand Prize draw, there were 120 participants who found the LV GNOME at least 4 times.  Candace Bohemier was the lucky participant to win the kayak grand prize.  Winner Candace Bohemier says “I am overjoyed! I participated because I have MS and it helps for me to get out and exercise, I never expected to win.” Other participants revealed how they enjoyed exploring and discovering the different parks through this fun family activity.
 
Mayor Steve Bennett presenting the grand prize to Candace Bohemier
 
Mayor Steve Bennett says “I am thrilled by the success of the contest. It was a great opportunity for people to discover Laurentian Valley parks and recreation facilities. I look forward to next year’s contest and the new locations to discover the LV GNOME.”
 
For more information, visit our facebook page at www.facebook.com/lvtownship.ca or our website at www.lvtownship.ca or call:
 
Navada Sargent, Planning/Administrative Clerk, 613-735-6291 ext. 207