FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Hahira, GA, May 21, 2018 — The Contest has moved to The Salty Snapper on the Withlacoochee River in Valdosta, Georgia, in the biggest city in the Suwannee River Basin! The contest date is the same: Saturday, June 23, 2018. You can still send in a song through Friday, June 1, 2018, about the Withlacoochee, Little, Alapaha, Suwannee, or other rivers, springs, swamps, etc. in the Basin. The first prize gets $300, plus a $50 for a finalist from within the Basin, a $50 prize for a finalist from outside, and prizes to one finalist in each musical genre or style.
“Thanks to Will Eason, General Manager of The Salty Snapper, for finding the perfect afternoon time slot for a songwriting contest on the Withlacoochee River in the population center of the Suwannee River Basin,” said Suwannee Riverkeeper John S. Quarterman.
Deadline to send in songs: Friday, June 1, 2018
How to send in a song: Here is the entry form
“We bit off more than we could chew trying to organize a contest down on the Gulf, when most of our members are where most of the population is, in south Georgia and north Florida, so Valdosta is easier,” said WWALS Songwriting Contest Chair Eileen Box.
Contest Location: The Salty Snapper, 1405 Gornto Rd, Valdosta, GA 31602
Contest Date: 1-5PM, Saturday, June 23, 2018
Contest Tickets: $10 each online, or $12 at the door
For more details: see Suwannee Riverkeeper Songwriting Contest, 2018-06-23.
About WWALS: Founded in June 2012, WWALS Watershed Coalition, Inc. (WWALS) advocates for conservation and stewardship of the Withlacoochee, Willacoochee, Alapaha, Little, and Suwannee River watersheds in south Georgia and north Florida through education, awareness, environmental monitoring, and citizen activities. John S. Quarterman is the Suwannee Riverkeeper®, which is a staff position and a project of WWALS as the Member of Waterkeeper® Alliance for the Suwannee River Basin.
WWALS Songwriting Contest Committee Chair
John S. Quarterman, Suwannee Riverkeeper
WWALS Watershed Coalition
PO Box 88, Hahira, GA 31632
-jsq, John S. Quarterman, Suwannee RIVERKEEPER®
You can join this fun and work by becoming a WWALS member today!