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The Great Trans-Atlantic Photo Contest - "Calling All Foodies!"

Community Event

All are invited to take and submit photos that capture food in the United States, whether it be through cooking in your everyday home kitchen, bigger events such as festivals, or food in its natural environment. • Each photo submission must be accompanied by a title, where the photo was taken, and name of the photographer. • Up to three (3) photographs may be submitted per person. • $5 minimum entry fee for 1 photo, 2 photos for $8, 3 photos for $10. • All entries must be submitted beginning April 2nd and no later than April 22nd, 2018 to . Photos will be displayed May 2nd 2018, at the Matthews Town Hall (232 Matthews Station St, Matthews, NC 28105) and Matthews Community Center (100 E W McDowell St, Matthews, NC 28105) in downtown Matthews. Winning entries will be sent to Sainte-Maxime, for display at the French Sister City’s reciprocal annual Fall 2018 Trans-Atlantic Photo Contest. Matthews and Sainte-Maxime officially became Sister Cities as of April 2015. Through Sister Cities International (SCI), a world-wide organization, partnership declarations were signed between past Mayor Jim Taylor (Matthews) and Mayor Vincent Morisse (Sainte-Maxime) during a Town Hall meeting. This Trans-Atlantic Photo Contest is one facet of how the club engages in cultural exchange and understanding of the respective towns and their cultures.