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LeadingAge Oregon Creative Writing Celebration Dessert
Westmoreland's Union Manor
6404 SE 23rd Avenue
Portland, OR 97202

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Thursday, February 21, 2019, 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM PDT
Category: Events

2019 LeadingAge Oregon
Creative Writing & Poetry Contest

Please join us!

This is our invitation to the residents of LeadingAge Oregon member communities to join us in expressing their writing talents and passions and gather in celebration of their shared interest.

This year Westmoreland's Union Manor will host our 2019 Creative Writing & Poetry Contest with a Celebration Dessert on Thursday, February 21, 2019 from 1:30 - 3:30 pm in Portland.  We are requesting your assistance in getting the information to your residents for their participation.

Steps to take for a successful Creative Writing and Poetry Contest

  1. Please find linked here our Entry Invitation for distribution in your community.  There is a space available for the Community Coordinators name for contact purposes; if you want this information typed in for you, I'd be happy to do so upon request.
  2. Collect your community entries on the Entry Form provided (page two of linked invitation) and the writing in an electronic format (not .pdf).
  3. Coordinators - Please submit entries and writings via the internet, the website forms are for all your entries.  Short Story Form and Poetry Form.  Links to all tforms can also be found on our Resident Programs page underr the Events & Education menu on our website.
  4. As the entry forms are submitted via our website form, the writings will be submitted via dropbox.com.  After I receive notification of your community's entry submissions via our website form, I will email you, via dropbox, your invitation to submit your writings.  Please include all writings in one folder with your community's name on it in one download to dropbox.com.  Then you simply "Go to folder" and download all writings.  Indicate in the title of your piece whether it is a short story or poem including author's last name, i.e. - Short Story-Gone with the Wind-Wetzel or Poem-Windy-Wetzel.
  5. Entry deadline is January 7, 2019.
Westmoreland's Union Manor is hosting our Celebration Dessert, so please be sure to make lunch arrangements for your participants and save Dessert for Celebrating!  The RSVP deadline for the Celebration Dessert seat reservations is February 7, 2019.  Form link will be forthcoming in 2019.

Contact: [email protected]