Wear It! Oswego Sponsors Life Jacket Photo Contest: Win a Wear It! Oswego T-Shirt

OSWEGO, NY (April 30, 2012) The Wear It! Oswego campaign announces it is sponsoring a life jacket photo contest, running from April 30 through June 1, 2012.
“We know there are many people who wear life jackets when recreating on or near water, and we want to see what you, your friends, family and pets look like donning this life-saving apparel,” said Jeffrey McCrobie, City of Oswego Fire Chief.
The City of Oswego Fire Department is a campaign collaborator, along with Brookfield Renewable Energy Group, the Oswego County Department of Community Development, Tourism and Planning and The Palladium-Times. Wear It! Oswego is an off-shoot of the Wear It! New York and national Wear It! program (http://www.safeboatingcampaing.com/).
For the life jacket photo contest, Wear It! Oswego will select up to 20 photos, and each winner will receive a Wear It! Oswego campaign t-shirt. All winning entries will be posted on the Wear It! Oswego Facebook page.
Submit digital images ONLY via email to wearitoswego@gmail.com, and include the following information to be eligible to win a t-shirt: full name, mailing address, telephone number, email address and SHIRT SIZE (shirts are available in adult sizes S, M, L, XL). Note: By submitting a digital image, you indicate that you are at least 18 years old and reside in the United States. All entries become the property of the Wear It! Oswego campaign and can be used by campaign collaborators in any manner or media without notifying you, such as collaboration-sponsored websites, publications, promotions, broadcasts, advertisements, and posters. Entrants waive any right to inspect or approve the finished images or any printed or electronic matter that may be used with them.
About Brookfield Renewable Energy Group

Brookfield Renewable Energy Group operates the renewable power generation platform of Brookfield Asset Management, a global alternative asset manager. In New York, Brookfield owns and operates 75 hydropower generating facilities on 15 rivers, including the Upper Hudson, Raquette and Salmon Rivers. River information for several US rivers is available from www.h2oline.com. For more company information, please visit www.brookfieldrenewable.com.
About the City of Oswego Fire Department

The City of Oswego’s Fire Department has been operating as a paid fire department since 1876, making it the third oldest paid fire department in New York State. The department is responsible for fire suppression, emergency medical treatment and transport, water rescue, technical rescue, hazardous materials response, fire prevention education and fire safety inspections. For additional information visit http://www.oswegony.org/DEPT_fire.html.
About Oswego County Tourism

Oswego County offers an amazing variety of vacation opportunities — world-class fishing, beautiful scenery, abundant waterways, colorful historic sites and entertaining community festivals. The Oswego County Department of Community Development, Tourism and Planning promotes Oswego County through a comprehensive international marketing plan. For upcoming events and visitor information, go to www.visitoswegocounty.com
About The Palladium-Times

The Palladium-Times is Oswego County’s only hometown daily newspaper and has served the City of Oswego and surrounding areas in that capacity since 1845. Combining the newspaper with the area’s premier online platform for breaking news headlines and developing stories, www.palltimes.com.  The Palladium-Times is a multi-media company that maximizes audience reach in the county seat of Oswego and brings buyers and sellers together every day. In print, online, anytime…miss a day, miss a lot.