Winners have been announced for the Fifth Annual 69th District Photo Challenge Contest sponsored by State Representative Joe

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Elizabeth Carville’s photo of Espenscheid Forest Preserve, Cherry Valley.

Sosnowski, R-Rockford. The contest is offered each year to give Stateline area residents an opportunity to share their interest in photography with the public. Photo submissions can be of nature, architecture, or daily life in Illinois’ 69th District, which includes portions of Boone and Winnebago Counties.

Winners have their photos displayed in Springfield for one year at Representative Sosnowski’s office in the Capitol Complex. This year’s winners are:

-Sharon Thomas who submitted a photo of Belvidere Park, Belvidere.

-Elizabeth Carville who submitted a photo of Espenscheid Forest Preserve, Cherry Valley.

-Rasha Abdullah who submitted a photo of Belvidere Park, Belvidere.

“Our annual photo challenge is a way to celebrate life and nature around the Stateline and recognize the talents of local residents who

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Rasha Abdullah’s photo of Belvidere Park, Belvidere.

have a passion for photography,” Representative Sosnowski said. “I would like to congratulate this year’s winners and thank everyone who submitted their outstanding photos.”

The photos can be viewed on Representative Sosnowski’s website at www.joesosnowski.org. For questions or more information, please contact Representative Sosnowski’s District Office at 815-547-3436.

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Sharon Thomas’s photo of Belvidere Park, Belvidere.