Second annual Wellington County Writers’ Pageant set for June 10

ABOYNE – Following a profitable inaugural occasion final 12 months, officers have introduced the second annual Wellington County Writers’ Pageant will probably be held on June 10.

Wellington Place Administrator Jana Burns mentioned whereas the primary competition centered on Wellington County writers and subject material, organizers are “excited to develop the occasion this 12 months and welcome writers from our surrounding communities.”

Officers say the 2023 competition, to be held on the Wellington County Museum and Archives from 11am to 4pm, will welcome writers from Wellington, Dufferin, Gray, Huron and Perth Counties, in addition to the Metropolis of Guelph and the Area of Waterloo.

“We wish to rejoice all kinds of writing and introduce the general public to rising and established authors from the area,” acknowledged Burns in a Feb. 1 press launch.

County councillor Mary Lloyd, chair of the county’s Data, Heritage and Seniors Committee, mentioned the county museum “has lengthy been a gathering place for the neighborhood to rejoice our tales.”

She added she is “excited” the museum, in partnership with Wellington County Library branches, “is welcoming writers from the county and our neighbouring municipalities to share their tales and encourage creativity.” 

Writers are inspired to use to participate and purposes will probably be accepted till Feb. 24. 

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