City of Minnetonka photo contest starts Sept. 8

It’s time for the City of Minnetonka’s annual photo contest. Beginning Friday, Sept. 8, photographers can submit images to [email protected] for a chance to receive the Minnetonka Award.

Photographers must be city residents. All photos must be taken within Minnetonka. Photographers can only enter one photo into the contest. The deadline is 4:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 29.

From Oct. 6 to 13, people will be able to vote for their favorite photo on the city’s Facebook by “liking” the photo. First-, second- and third-place winners, as well as honorable mentions, will be announced Friday, Oct. 13.

One photo will receive the Minnetonka Award. It is awarded by the park board, which chooses its favorite out of the top three and seven honorable mentions. The award will be announced the week of Oct. 16.

Winning photos will be featured on the city’s website, social media accounts and in the monthly memo that reaches every household in Minnetonka.

Winners will also receive a certificate and recognition at a city council meeting.

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