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Burke & Herbert Bank Sponsors Annual Art Contest

Teens Can Win up to $500 in Keep Prince William Beautiful Contest

Alexandria, VA, Feb. 26, 2019 – Burke & Herbert Bank announced today that it is again sponsoring Keep Prince William Beautiful's annual Teen Art Contest, which this year features the theme "Protecting our Pollinators."

The art contest is open to any ninth-through-12th grade student in Prince William County. Submissions must be an original artwork depicting the theme "Protecting Our Pollinators." The winning entrant will receive a $500 scholarship. The second- and third-place winners will receive $350 and $150, respectively. The deadline for entries is April 1, 2019.

"This contest is a fun and engaging way to inspire students to use their creativity to build awareness. As a local Bank, we are honored to be a part of a program that helps teens recognize an important environmental message and have the opportunity to earn a valuable scholarship as well," said Terry Cole, Executive Vice President of Burke & Herbert Bank.

For more information visit kpwb.org or email Jane Petty at jpetty@burkeandherbertbank.com. For contest rules and an application, email Nicole Jackson at njackson@kpwb.org or visit a Burke & Herbert Bank branch in Prince William County.

"Keep Prince William Beautiful is thankful for our partnership with Burke & Herbert Bank. Their sponsorship of our art contest means local students can use their creativity to interpret this year's theme of 'Protecting Our Pollinators' while competing for a chance to win a scholarship," said Lynda Kummelt, KPWB's Executive Director. "We are thankful for their continued support of our mission for a cleaner, greener Prince William County."

KPWB is Prince William County, Virginia's leading environmental action non-profit organization committed to inspiring individual responsibility and collective action to keep communities clean, green, and vibrant places.

Burke & Herbert Bank, established in 1852, is the oldest bank in the Commonwealth of Virginia and the oldest continuously operating bank in the Washington, D.C. area. The Bank offers a full range of personal and business banking products and services designed to meet customers' banking, borrowing, and investing needs. Burke & Herbert Bank is headquartered in Alexandria and operates 25 branches in Northern Virginia.

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