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Children’s book contest

on Tuesday, 12 September 2017. Posted in Good life, News, Local News

COLUMBIA – PalmettoPride, your anti-litter and beautification organization, is hosting an inaugural children’s book contest. Beginning Sept. 5, the contest is opening to all adults and children across South Carolina.

PalmettoPride’s mission is to eradicate litter and promote beautification in South Carolina using four key methods. Changing the behavior of those that litter begins with education.

Interested writers can submit an “Anti-Litter” themed story for consideration, with an application to follow. The grand prize for this contest is a real published book that will be donated to schools, libraries, and also available for purchase from PalmettoPride.

Criteria to enter contest:

The writer must live in South Carolina.

The writer must have an original story about littering.

The story must feature Louie the Lion, PalmettoPride’s mascot.

The book must not be more than 30 pages.

This is an adult or children friendly contest, anyone can submit an idea. Illustrations are not required for the book, but they are encouraged.

The deadline to submit an idea is Oct. 14.

To submit your “Anti-Litter” book idea, contact Jessica at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call us at 803-758-6034.

For more information, please contact Sarah Lyles at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 803-758-6034.

PalmettoPride is South Carolina’s litter prevention and beautification 501 C 3 nonprofit organization. We engage citizens to take an active role in keeping their communities clean and beautiful. Programs have helped reduce litter by more than 60% by raising awareness of the issue and changing the attitude towards littering. For more information, visit www.

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