Bellingham holding photo contest for marina calendar


Bellingham Marine invites the public to participate in the company's annual calendar photo contest.

Selected photos will be featured in the company's 2010 calendar. Winners will also receive a $100 cash award.

The annual company calendar, originally created in celebration of Bellingham Marine's 50th anniversary, is distributed worldwide to marina operators, engineers, boaters and other professionals in the industry.

Bellingham Marine's annual photo contest gives individuals the chance to capture and share the splendor of their marina with others. The calendar features stunning photography and an annual listing of industry conferences and trade shows worldwide.

"We are fortunate work and play in some of the most beautiful places on Earth. Marinas are full of life and timeless beauty - great photo opportunities abound. We encourage everyone to participate in this contest," Bellingham manager of business enhancement Roxie Comstock said in a statement.

Photos must be of marinas or docks built by Bellingham Marine or feature Bellingham's trademarked products. Photos should be of high resolution and high quality.

Submit photos to before Sept. 30 and include your name as well as the name and location of the marina.


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