PHILLY PHOTO CONTESTS – Take a Shot at Winning A Contest at Wawa America’s Fashion Contest or Snaps of Service

Wawa Welcome America!  is the biggest event in Philadelphia this
summer.  The festival is also a great opportunity to celebrate the
summer’s hottest trend – festival fashion!  Combine these hot styles
with your favorite patriotic piece for the ultimate Welcome America!
festival outfit. 

 Tenee – Jumpsuit, Macy’s. Scarf, Marina Makaron

 Ellie – Dress, Macy’s. Vest, Macy’s. Shoes, Converse. Necklaces, Aoki.
Ian – Hat, Target. Tank, H&M. Sunglasses, Aldo. Bracelets, H&M. Shoes, DSW. Shorts, Target.
Penda – Denim shirt, Old Navy. T-shirt, American Apparel. Shorts, H&M. Shoes, Doc Marten.

 Adrian – T-shirt, United by Blue. Shorts, Target. Shoes, Crocs.
Eva – Dress, Marshall’s. Shoes, Target. Necklace, Target. Vest, H&M.

Keith – Shirt, Macy’s. Jeans, Nordstrom. Shoes,

Wawa Welcome America! is also hosting a Festival Fashion Contest on Instagram.  To enter,
users have to upload a photo of themselves in
their favorite festival outfit and use the hashtag
#July4thPhillyStyle.  The picture with the most likes at the end of June
(June 28th cut off) will win a free pair of designer sunglasses from
Omega Optical. Not
only is this prize amazing, but the guidelines for the contest are as simple as can be!
 Photos by Jon Stars.

Are you serving your community? Snap, share, and win $500!

The Bipartisan Policy Center’s (BPC) Commission on Political Reform
is encouraging Americans to engage in public service, whether that means
serving in political office or the military, joining an organization
like Americorps or the Peace Corps, or serving in other ways in your
local community. The commission wants to hear from you. How do you serve
your community? What does public service mean to you?
Send BPC a photo to enter the Snaps of Service contest. Winning photos will be on display at BPC’s upcoming National Conversation on Public Service event in Philadelphia on July 23.

In the photo above, members of the Delta Gamma sorority at Loyola University New Orleans participate in World Sight Day, an annual effort to raise awareness for the issue of avoidable blindness and visual impairment.

Serve: Give back to your community.
Snap: Snap a picture of you or others giving back.
Send: Send us your photos by emailing
Provide us with the relevant details (who you are, what you’re doing,
and how we can reach you if your photo is selected among the winning
Share: Share your service photos with your friends and BPC online.

 Three winners will be chosen. A donation of $500 will
be made in each winner’s name to a charity of their choice (from a
select list of 20 eligible charities). First and second place prizes
will be awarded by BPC’s leadership and a third place winner will be
selected by Facebook users as a “Fan Favorite.”

The winners will also receive a trip to Philadelphia for a reception on July 22 with members of BPC’s Commission on Political Reform including former Senators Olympia Snowe and Trent Lott, Secretary Dan Glickman and Victoria Kennedy, co-founder of the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate. Winners will also be invited to attend BPC and USA TODAY’s National Conversation on American Unity Town Hall at the National Constitution Center on July 23.

Entry Period
The deadline to submit your photos is July 5, 2013.
Finalists’ images will appear in a photo gallery on the BPC blog.
You can vote for the “Fan Favorite” on Facebook at this time. We will
announce the first and second place winners as well as the top 50 finalists on July 10.
The voting period for the Facebook Fan Favorite winner will begin on
July 10. The voting period for this will end on July 17. The photo with
the most likes, shares and comments will be declared the winner.
Terms and Conditions
Please review our terms and conditions here. If your photo is selected, we’ll be in touch about a release form so we can safely share your photos.