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Kids wish for no more war, food for the hungry

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BEAVER CREEK – Blue Creek Productions, Inc. and Beaver Creek Resort Company invite all local child poets to write a poem and submit it to this year’s “My Holiday Wish for a Better World” poetry contest.The winning poet will be able to read his or her poem at the Beaver Creek Resort Company Tree Lighting Ceremony at 6 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 25. The throwing of the switch to light the tree and a $100 savings bond are also awarded to the winner. “It is such a joy to read the various entries to this contest,” said Brian Hall, Blue Creek Productions, Inc. president and coordinator of the contest. “The creativity and insight of children warms my heart every time. It’s a magical moment to see the winning child read his or her poem in front of 2000 people gathered at Beaver Creek during the Tree Lighting Ceremony. The crowd goes wild, and the child is just beaming.”The poetry contest is open to children ages 5 through 12. The deadline for all entries is Tuesday. In order to be eligible for the grand prize, entrants must be able to attend the Beaver Creek Resort Company Tree Lighting on Thursday. Fax entries to Blue Creek Productions, Inc. at 926-4181 or e-mail to poetry@bluecreek.com. All entries need to include child’s full name and age, parent’s name, and day and evening phone numbers. For additional information, contact Blue Creek Productions, Inc. at 926-5855.Vail, Colorado


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