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Voting begins in U.S. Cellular’s third annual Black History Month art contest

February 15, 2018

The top 10 drawings from U.S. Cellular’s Third Annual Black History Month Art Competition with Boys & Girls Clubs of the Tennessee Valley are now on display in area retail stores. Local community members are encouraged to visit select local U.S. Cellular stores to vote on their favorite piece of artwork.


In January, members of the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Tennessee Valley created original artwork in recognition of influential African-Americans, including business people, sports figures, historical figures and celebrities. The 10 finalists’ artwork was chosen by representatives from the Boys & Girls Club and local U.S. Cellular leaders. Those creations will be displayed in U.S. Cellular stores through Feb 28, and anyone 18 and older is encouraged to visit the stores to vote for their favorite.

Three winners will be chosen based on the voting results and will be announced in March. Prizes are gift cards in the following amounts:

  • $250 for 1st Place
  • $150 for 2nd Place
  • $100 for 3rd Place

To vote, visit U.S. Cellular locations at:

  • 8401 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN 37919
  • 736 Schaad Rd, Knoxville, TN 37921
  • 4873 N Broadway, Knoxville, TN 37918

 No Purchase Necessary. Entrants who are minors must have parental consent to participate in the Contest. Official Contest Rules, including full entry details and Finalist and Winner selection criteria/voting are available by email request to the Media Contact named below.

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