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Duke Children's sells holiday cards, opens 2013 card program art contest

Posted December 3, 2012

Calling all artists! Duke Children’s Hospital & Health Center, the nationally ranked pediatric academic medical center in Durham, invites children to submit artwork for the 2013 Duke Children’s Holiday and All-Occasion Card Program.

Submitted pieces will be entered into the annual contest and the winning artwork will turned into greeting cards to raise funds to benefit Duke Children’s. Duke Children's Holiday Card

Duke Children’s welcomes all themes of artwork for the 2013 Duke Children’s Holiday and All-Occasion Card Collection. Children ages 5 to 18 may participate. Artwork chosen to become Duke Children’s cards will be printed on thousands of cards. Winning artists will be invited to attend a press conference and celebration with the chairman of the Duke Children’s Card Program Coach Mike Krzyzewski and will appear in television ads for the cards. Duke Children's Holiday Card

Artwork not chosen for the 2013 card collection may be used in auctions or to create thank you gifts for Duke Children’s donors. The artwork submission deadline is April 15, 2013. For Duke Children’s Card Program artwork guidelines and information on how to submit art, click here for the holiday card program and here for the all-occasion card program. Duke Children's Holiday Card

Duke Children’s also invites companies and organizations to sponsor a card in the 2013 Duke Children’s Card Program. Duke Children's Holiday Card

This year's cards are on sale now at some area stores including Barnes & Noble stores and select Harris Teeter stores in both the Triangle and Triad. They also are available online. Click here for details and to purchase holiday cards.

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