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2013 Paint the Pig Coloring Contest Underway
02/25/2013 10:36 AM ET
 

It's that time of the year again… the Lehigh Valley IronPigs, in conjunction with Painting and Decorating by Shane,are encouraging area youngsters to Paint the Pig! The winner will receive an IronPigs prize pack and have his/her artwork decorated on a giant 9' x 5' fiberglass piggy bank that will be displayed in the AT&T Plaza at Coca-Cola Park during IronPigs home games.

Children ages 13 and under are eligible to participate and all entries must be sent to:

'Paint the Pig'
Coca-Cola Park
1050 IronPigs Way
Allentown, PA 18109

Artwork must be received by Friday, March 8, to qualify.

Following the deadline, a group of five finalists will be announced in The Morning Call and the general public will then be able to vote for the winning design at www.mcall.com beginning March 13 and ending March 17. The child whose drawing receives the most votes will have the winning design painted on the giant piggy bank by a professional artist.

All proceeds from piggy bank donations collected at Coca-Cola Park this season will benefit IronPigs Charities, a non-profit organization striving to provide educational and recreational opportunities for children in the Greater Lehigh Valley area. IronPigs Charities is a recognized 501(c) (3) non-profit organization on the state and federal level.

Painting & Decorating by Shane has been serving clients for close to 10 years and owner Shane Smoyer has more than 20 years of experience. Based in Lehigh Valley, PA, Painting by Shane serves clients throughout the Lehigh Valley, including Allentown, Bethlehem and Easton, as well as the Poconos, Philadelphia, New Jersey and beyond. Call 610-285-6061 today for a free estimate!

The IronPigs piggy bank will be repainted prior to the beginning of each season.

This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.
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