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The Empower Simcoe Thank You Card Contest is back!

In partnership with Creative Cafe, Barrie, the Empower Simcoe Thank You Card Contest is once again open for art submissions from the people and families supported by Empower Simcoe. The winning entrant’s art will be featured on the 2023 Empower Simcoe thank you card.

Card Contest posterEntries can be in the form of a painting, drawing, sketch or graphic art depicting the artist’s interpretation of “Empower Simcoe: Celebrating 70 years of supporting people and families in our community.” Art submissions must be received by Monday December 19th, 2022 at 4:30pm at 39 Fraser Court, Barrie, or 35 West Street, Orillia.

The winning submission will receive a one-year family membership from Creative Cafe, Barrie, along with a $75.00 credit (valued at $250.00)! Good luck!

2023 Guidelines, Rules and Conditions

This contest is only open to people and families supported by Empower Simcoe.

The subject (art) should be suitable for use as the agency’s 2023 thank you card, depicting the artist’s interpretation of Empower Simcoe “Celebrating 70 years in 2023 of supporting people and families in our community.”

More than one entry may be submitted. Entry may be an original painting, drawing, sketch, graphic art etc.

Minimum recommended size of original artwork – 4″ x 6″. Maximum recommended size of original artwork – 8″ x 10″.

The winning entrant must agree to allow:

  • Their name and a short bio to appear on the finished card.
  • Their art to become the property of Empower Simcoe. All copyright is transferred to Empower Simcoe.
  • Their name and reproduction of their winning entry to be published in the media.
  • Their original art to be displayed at Empower Simcoe

An award of a family membership and $75.00 credit from Creative Café ($250.00 value) will be made to the winning entrant.

All entries to be pre-judged by a panel, determined by Empower Simcoe’s CEO. The panel’s decision of the winning entry is final. The winning artist will be notified by phone and/or email by December 30th, 2022. All non-winning entries will be held for pick up until April 2023 and will be disposed of once that date has passed. Please contact communications@empowersimcoe.ca to confirm pick up time.

Finished art should be submitted in person to Empower Simcoe at 39 Fraser Court, Barrie or 35 West Street, Orillia. Please clearly label the package “Empower Simcoe Thank You Card Contest Entry.” Empower Simcoe will not be held responsible for loss or damage to artwork submitted.



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