Black History Month Art Contest voting open through Feb. 28

This artwork was created for a previous Black History Month Art Contest. CREDIT USCELLULAR

Voting is open in UScellular’s fourth annual Black History Month Art Contest with the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Mississippi Valley. 

Voting is available online. The community can go vote here for their favorite piece of original art.

Boys & Girls Clubs of the Mississippi Valley members created original pieces of artwork that represent influential Black STEM icons. These included historical figures, world leaders, scientists and educators who have made vital contributions to the world of science, technology, engineering and math.

The 10 Boys & Girls Clubs of the Mississippi Valley finalists were selected by club representatives based on creativity, quality, interpretation, clarity of theme and overall impression. 

Voting remains open until Feb. 28. Anyone 18 or older can vote for their favorite piece. The finalists’ work also is digitally displayed at UScellular’s Kimberly store, 351 W. Kimberly Road, Davenport, and the Moline store at 3919 38th St. in Moline.

The top three vote-getters will be announced March 8 at 5:30 p.m. at the Davenport Club. Prizes include gift cards in the following amounts: $250 for first place; $150 for second place; and $100 for third place.

Since 2009, UScellular has donated more than $22.6 million along with countless experiences and technology items to nonprofit organizations across the country. 

More information about UScellular’s corporate social responsibility initiatives is here

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