Martin Luther King poster contest

Mayor Jun H. Choi, the Edison Council and the Edison Recreation Department are sponsoring the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Poster Contest.

All Edison Township students in grades 1 through 5 are eligible to participate in the contest. Students are encouraged to create a poster showing one of King’s dreams, ideas or goals.

There will be one winner from each school that submits a poster. Plaques and certificates will be presented at the town’s celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Saturday, Jan. 19, at noon at the Stelton Community Center, 328 Plainfield Ave., Edison. Each participating student will receive a Certificate of Achievement award from the Edison Department of Recreation.

Judging will be based on creativity and presentation.

The deadline to submit a poster is Jan. 14. All entries must be submitted to the Stelton Community Center, 328 Plainfield Ave., or the Minnie B. Veal Community Center, 1070 Grove Ave., Edison.

For additional information, contact the Edison Recreation Department between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. at (732) 248-7313 or (732) 248-7316.