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Final entries announced in PJWC baby contest

PRINCETON — The final six entries have been received in this year’s Princeton Junior Woman’s Club baby contest.

They are: Marley Cain, 13 months, the daughter of Lacie and Steven Cain of Princeton; Gabriel Chase Dressler, 12 months, the son of Alyssa Peña and Brandon Dressler of Princeton; Myles Mathew Wright, 10 months, the son of Courtney and Matt Wright of Princeton; Kyra Jo Gibson, 1 month, the daughter of Amanda Gibson and Ben Gibson of Wyanet; Hattie Dye, 12 months, the daughter of Katie and Andy Dye of Princeton; and Emmett Whitlock, 18 months, the son of Andrew and Haley Whitlock of Princeton.

Voting began Friday and will continue until noon Sept. 12. The photographs will be on display at Central Bank from Aug. 15 to Aug. 22, at Midland States Bank from Aug. 23 to Aug. 29, at Centrue Bank from Aug. 30 to Sept. 6 and at Heartland Bank from Sept. 6 until noon on Sept. 12.

Each photograph will have a corresponding canister in which to place votes. One dollar equals 100 votes. The winner will be notified Sept. 12 and introduced during that evening’s Homestead Festival awards ceremony and pork dinner/ice cream social.

Prizes will be given to the winners, as well as the first boy and girl runners-up. All winners and their parents will have a spot in the Homestead Festival parade.

The Princeton Junior Woman’s Club will donate all the proceeds from the contest back to the community through various projects and organizations.

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