We Care Inc. sponsors the Precious Pumpkin Baby Contest in conjunction with the Morton Pumpkin Festival. Voting takes place at Kroger and all proceeds from the event go back to the community through We Care Inc's programs such as meals-on-wheels, transportation, the food pantry and weekly congregate meals for senior citizens in the Morton area.
Chairman: Georgia Glynn, 309-263-1015
Date: Accepting Photos/Applications through August 27
Voting Dates: August 29 - September 9 at Morton Kroger
Ages: UNDER 24 months (Tazewell County Children)
Applications are available at the Morton Chamber of Commerce and the Morton Public Library, or you can download an application HERE.
All proceeds from this contest go for We Care projects which include transportation, food pantry and Meals-on-Wheels.
1st place girl is: Ellie Jean Omari, daughter Evan and Jamie Omari
1st place boy is: Emmitt Klopfenstein, son of Pat and Andrea Klopfenstein
1st runner up girl is: Jozi Finch, daughter of Tod and Kandi Finch
1st runner up boy is: Trevor Klopfenstein, son of Pat and Andrea Klopfenstein
2nd runner up girl is: Sky Chance daughter of Kevin & Elizabeth Chance
2nd runner up boy is: Zachary Joos, son of Dan and Sarah Joos