Capture Cleveland Photo Contest Winners Announced

Thursday, December 12, 2019

The city of Cleveland announces the winners of the 2019 Capture Cleveland Photo Contest. Fifty participants submitted pictures for the contest.

This year, the contest had three categories where participants could enter their pictures including downtown, culture/community and nature/outdoors.

The winners are: 
Downtown & Historic Building - Lainy Baxter
Culture & Community - Elizabeth Herz
Outdoor/Nature - Austin McClure

Each of the category winners will receive a $100 cash prize. The contest and cash prizes are being sponsored by the Bank of Cleveland, Glassworks- Kim Currin Creations and Waste Connections.

The photo contest winners met with Mayor Kevin Brooks and representatives from the sponsoring organization.

The city of Cleveland thanks all the contestants, judges and sponsors for participating in the 2019 Capture Cleveland Photo Contest. All photo entries can be viewed on the city's website or Facebook page.


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