Summit County Children Services Poster/Slogan Contest for Annual Child & Family Awareness Month

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Summit County Children Services Poster/Slogan Contest for Annual Child & Family Awareness Month


April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month and in Summit County, we will observe the 31st Annual Child & Family Awareness Month.   Summit County Children Services is pleased to announce a Poster/Slogan Contest is being held for children in grades K-5 who reside in Summit County.

Children are asked to design a poster completing the phrase, ‘A Family is …,’ and include an illustration that supports the phrase (or slogan).  The poster and slogan should depict positive family life, values and activities.  Posters are to be size 8.5″x11″, and children can use crayons, markers, colored pencils, paint or chalk.  Slogans must be original, and the use of a previous winning slogan is not permitted.  For a complete list of previous winning slogans, please visit

Contest entries are due by Friday, March 23 to Summit County Children Services, 264 S. Arlington Street, Akron, OH  44306.  Entries will be judged on originality, creativity, spelling, overall concept and how well it represents positive family life. 

One Grand Prize Winner will be selected.  The winner will be recognized at Summit County Children Services’ 9th Annual Community Appreciation Breakfast on Friday, April 27.  The Grand Prize Winner will receive a $250 gift card, trophy, and Achievement Certificate.  The Grand Prize winning slogan will also serve as the theme for the 32nd Annual Child & Family Awareness Month in April 2019.  NOTE:  All entrants will receive a Certificate of Participation.

For more information about the Poster/Slogan Contest or about the 31st Annual Child & Family Awareness Month, please contact Summit County Children Services at (330) 379-1994 or at

About Child & Family Awareness Month

Child & Family Awareness Month has been observed annually throughout Summit County for 30 years. Summit County Children Services and numerous agencies and organizations have formed a unique network committed to community

education as a vehicle for child abuse prevention.  We plan and implement various activities and educational initiatives during the month designed to build a solid foundation of community support for children and families and the work of Summit County Children Services in responding to child abuse and neglect.  For more information, call Summit County Children Services, the lead agency for Child and Family Awareness Month, at (330) 379-1994 or log onto,


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