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Mother of the Year contest deadline nears

Should someone you know be Mother of the Year? Let us know! The deadline for Fayette County’s 11th annual Mother of the Year Contest, coordinated by The Citizen newspapers and Fayette Woman magazine, is midnight April 23.

Valuable prize packages for three winning moms are provided this year by Atlanta Market Furniture & Accessories, Atlanta Range & Ordnance, Bedazzled Flower Shop, Carla’s Dance Factory, Cosmedical Spa, heart is found photography, Massage Envy Spa, Merle Norman — Peachtree City, Mucklow’s Fine Jewelry, Sister’s Sweet Creations, Smith & Davis, and the Wyndham Peachtree Conference Center.

If you know someone who should be named “Mother of the Year” tell us why in an essay of 500 words or less. Email your nomination to: bestmoms@fayettewoman.com.

Be sure to include:

• Your name and contact information;

• Mother’s name, age, address and contact information (winning moms must be residents of Fayette County);

• A photo of the mother nominated; and

• Why this person should be recognized as a “Mother of the Year.”

Winners will be selected from three age categories.

The most important thing to know about this contest is that if you don’t enter, you can’t win. Three moms are going to have a very nice Mothers’ Day. Why not yours?

Nominations for younger moms are sometimes lacking. There aren’t a lot of young children who write to us, but there are lot of under 40 moms who deserve to have their stories told. Please think of your friends, wives and daughters in this age category and let us know about them too. Don’t forget the under-40 moms who deserve to have their stories told. Please think of your friends, wives and daughters in this age category and let us know about them too.

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