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KIDS? TAG ART NOW ON SALE TO THE PUBLIC


KIDS? TAG ART NOW ON SALE TO THE PUBLIC


Award-winning Artwork Now Available Online

BARTOW, Florida/ PR Free/ November 16, 2011

Kids Tag Art, a countywide art design contest and fundraising project exclusively for fifth graders, announces the 2011-2012 award-winning designs which are now on sale to the public. "This year?s art work is outstanding. Warhol and Dali have nothing on these fifth graders in Polk County,? commented Tax Collector Joe Tedder.

Now into its sixth year, this year?s art collection encompasses student creative designs of nearly 100 public, private, and charter schools from across the county and represents two students from each school whose art is selected as an ?Awards of Distinction? recipient. These young artists? tag art is now being offered for sale online, at www.PolkTaxes.com. Orders placed by December 3 will be delivered in time for the holidays.

This year, Southern Homes of Polk County is the major underwriter for the project and a major contributor to arts education in Polk County. ?We at Southern Homes know creativity is critical in business and for our community. Projects like Kids Tag Art help to introduce and encourage creative thought. Southern Homes is excited about being part of it this program," states Greg Masters, President of Southern Homes. To date, the project has raised over $100,000 for Polk County arts classes, all of which goes for supplementary classroom art supplies.

In addition to major sponsor Southern Homes of Polk County, other sponsors include Douglass Screen Printers, Grasslands and Woodbridge, Vecchio, Feldman & Carrier, P.A., Alphagraphics, Florida Heart Research Institute, Polk Education Foundation and business partners Polk Museum of Art, Lake Wales Art Center, Polk Arts Alliance, Polk County Schools, Junior Woman?s Club of Lakeland, and host partner The Polk County Tax Collector?s Office.

For more information, call the Polk County Tax Collector?s Office at (863) 534-4722 or go to www.PolkTaxes.com.

To order a 2011 Award Winning Kids' Tag Art design, start by clicking here...

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