Grannies  à  Gogo: The Vernon-South Africa Connection is having a photo contest to create an Okanagan Inspiration calendar

Grannies à Gogo: The Vernon-South Africa Connection is having a photo contest to create an Okanagan Inspiration calendar

Grannies à Gogo seek photos for 2013 calendar

Vernon group continues to support gogos (grannies) in Sabie, South Africa who are raising their grandchildren left orphaned by AIDS pandemic

Photographers of any age, experienced or just starting out, are invited to submit their photographs for the Okanagan Inspiration calendar for 2013.

The photo contest is sponsored by Grannies à  Gogo: The Vernon-South Africa Connection, which will select 13 winning photographs to be highlighted in this 11 by 17 planning calendar.

“We hope to increase awareness of the beauty and diversity of the area,” said Susan Harnett, with Grannies  à  Gogo.

Funds raised from contest entrance fees and the sale of the calendars are to help the gogos (grannies) in Sabie, South Africa who are bringing up their AIDS/HIV-orphaned grandchildren.

For details, see www.granniesagogo.com. Entry forms are also available at Visions Travel, 3309-30th Ave. Contest deadline is Oct. 1, 2012.