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SLF Presents the First MySomerville Essay Contest

Sep 08 3:02 pm

Submit your Somerville Essay for a Chance to Win Great Prizes!


From Davis Square to Winter Hill, this city is defined by its local people, places, events, food, and attitude. The 2010 MySomerville Essay Contest is about what makes Somerville special to you. We invite you to share what Somerville means to you through words, pictures, or video. Past or present, this could be your favorite part of this city, a personal experience that took place here, basically anything that captures the local spirit.


Entries can be in the form of:

  • Video (up to 3 minutes)
  • Essay (up to 500 words)
  • Photo or series of photos (with caption)

Winning entries will be chosen based on originality and ability to capture the local spirit of Somerville.


1st place
-Choice of either 2 tickets to Harvest Fest or a $25 gift certificate to Taza Chocolate
-Opportunity to contribute to the Somerville Local First blog.

2nd place
-Somerville Local First merchandise
-Somerville Local First Shift & Save Coupon.

3rd place
-Somerville Local First merchandise

Contest Deadline

Entries must be submitted by e-mail to [email protected] by September 25th.

Photo Courtesy: Georgy Cohen - flickr

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