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Bank of Canton Awards $1,000 in Holiday Drawing Contest (Canton Release)

Twelve children recognized for creativity and artistic skill

Drawing contest winner Gavin

Canton resident Gavin Stanley was one of two $200 grand prize winners.

CANTON, Mass. (December 27, 2017) – Bank of Canton recently announced the twelve winners of its 2017 Holiday Drawing Contest, in which young artists between the ages of 3 and 14 created a “crazy holiday sweater” design on the bank’s entry form outline. The bank received 54 submissions from around the Greater Boston area.

Canton resident Gavin Stanley won the $200 Grand Prize for the 8-14 age group. Fourteen-year-old Lily Hazam, also of Canton, was among the $50 runner-up prizewinners.

Participants were challenged to be creative in their designs, and many young artists incorporated non-traditional materials like glitter, feathers, beads, cotton balls, bells, pom-poms, letter cutouts, and holiday bows. Ten of the twelve winners were selected by the bank, while the other two winners were decided exclusively by the number of Likes their entries received on Facebook. All entries can be viewed on the bank’s Facebook page, www.facebook.com/thebankofcanton/.

The drawing contest was part of Bank of Canton’s holiday promotion, which also included a free public showing of the animated movie Arthur Christmas at the bank’s 250-seat auditorium in Canton, as well as mitten tree collection drives to gather hats, gloves, mittens and scarves to benefit local charities.


About Bank of Canton

Established in 1835, Bank of Canton is a Massachusetts-chartered mutual savings bank that offers its consumer, business and government banking customers access to a full array of deposit, loan, investment and convenience service options. As a mutual savings bank, the bank has no stockholders and acts exclusively in the best interests of its customers and communities. The bank lends throughout Massachusetts, and has branches in Canton, Quincy and Randolph and mortgage centers in Auburn and Marshfield. All deposits are fully insured between the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) and the Depositors Insurance Fund (DIF). For more information, visit www.ibankcanton.com. Member FDIC. Member DIF. Equal Housing Lender. NMLS #408169.


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