Guthrie’s Pink Pumpkin Contest is Back!
It’s a pumpkin-to-pumpkin battle for the best pink painted pumpkin design, promoting breast cancer awareness. Gather your clinical department or work-related social group, boost up the creativity, and enter to win.
How to enter: Register your pumpkin, along with a $10 donation below, by October 18. One decorated pumpkin entry per department.
Pumpkin Submissions: Drop off your pumpkin in the RPH Atrium on October 21 from 6 - 7:30 a.m.
How to vote: Vote for your favorite pumpkin by visiting the RPH Atrium between 8 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. on October 21! Cost is $1 per vote or $5 for six votes, with the three most popular pumpkins winning prizes! Out of those three winners, one will be crowned grand champion through Facebook “likes” and win an additional prize. Winners through in-person voting will be announced on Friday, October 21, and the grand champion announced on Monday, October 24.
*Update: Voting will now also be available online this year. Please check back to this page after October 18 for more details.
Where the money goes: Proceeds will benefit Guthrie’s Breast Care Fund, which assists women who are experiencing financial hardship in accessing the health services they need for diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer. Additional donations can be made online below, with fund-related questions answered through Guthrie Resource Development at Resource_Development@ guthrie.org or 570-887-4420.
Prizes available: First Prize: Lunch Celebration. Second Prize: Breakfast Celebration. Third Prize: Dessert Celebration. Grand-champion: Community Choice Pink Pumpkin Award.
Prizes are awarded to the pumpkins that receive the most votes. Please keep your designs G-rated and appropriate for kids to view. Department provides their own pumpkin, props, and supplies.
Pumpkin Pick-up: A friendly reminder that anyone who drops off a pumpkin is also responsible for pick-up by 4 p.m. on Friday, October 21. Pumpkins, and all accessories, will be disposed of if left after 4 p.m.