Paint Currituck Red With NC Cooperative Extension’s Heart Health Awareness Campaign

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Heart Health Poster Contest

NC Cooperative Extension is looking for some creative youth to develop this year’s Wear Red for Women’s Heart Health Campaign Posters. From January 8th through the 22nd we will be accepting digital posters. Posters can be submitted in person as a hard copy or as a digital image. They can be hand drawn or digital creations. There are five rules:

  1. Must contain the date of national wear red day which is February 2nd.
  2. Must encourage people to wear red on that day or heart healthy activities.
  3. Must be primarily done in shades of red.
  4. May not be larger than a legal sheet of paper (8’ x14”).
  5. Must use #PaintCurrituckRed somewhere on the poster.

Poster can be submitted digitally:
Paper entry form:

There will be one winner from each of the following age groups; 5 to 8, 9 to 13, and 14 to 18 years of age. The winner from each age group will receive a monetary prize of $50.00 sponsored by Currituck Internal Medicine of Chesapeake Regional Medical Group as well as have their poster printed and distributed throughout the county. Judging will be held on January 26th.

Business’ and local organizations can also help support this worthy cause by displaying copies of the winning posters.To receive copies of the winning entries contact the agents listed below. We would love to have you help promote Paint Currituck Red.

For more information contact Olivia Jones at or Sherry Fischlschweiger at they may be reached by phone at 252-232-2262.

NC State University and N.C. A&T State University commit themselves to positive action to secure equal opportunity regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, political beliefs, family and marital status, sex, age, veteran status, sexual identity, genetic information or disability. NC State, N.C. A&T, U.S. Department of Agriculture, and local governments cooperating.