Family YMCA Hosts HEART SMART Poster Contest


YMCA News:

In recognition of American Heart Month, The Family YMCA is sponsoring a poster contest for children in Kindergarten through 6th grade.

The theme of this contest is “Be Heart Smart”.

Posters may be in any medium (crayon, paint, marker, etc.) and should demonstrate what is good for the heart, or how to be Heart Smart.

Posters may be turned in anytime but must be submitted by Feb. 25, to the Y at 1450 Iris St. in Los Alamos.

Young artists must include their name, age and grade, and phone number on the back of the poster. Winners will be announced Feb. 28.

There are two age categories: K-3 and 4-6, with prizes in each category:

1st prize $50; 

2nd prize $25; and

3rd prize $10.

Artwork submissions may be posted on the Y’s social media.

For more information, email

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