By Basha Cohen
Sloan’s Lake is rich with history and alive with everyday activities, whether you admire the pelicans or brilliant sunsets, run, stroll, paddle board, take your pooch for a walk, work out, clean up the shores, or participate in the many events there throughout the year.
The Denver North Star and Sloan’s Lake Park Foundation are hosting a community photo competition to showcase our beloved lake. Our favorite photos and captions will be shown in a spread in the Sep. 15 edition.
Five lucky people’s photos will be selected to win prizes valued at over $2,000 thanks to the generosity of West Colfax and Sloan’s Lake merchant community, including The Rose Lady, Odell’s, Alamo Drafthouse Cinema, Duality, and the Little Man Ice Cream Factory.
Submit your photos by Sep. 3 for a chance to win amazing prizes.
FIRST PLACE: Weekend getaway in a Breckenridge Airbnb, courtesy of The Denver North Star and Meghan Nutting (value $1,000). A link to the property is in the online edition of this article.
SECOND PLACE: Bouquets for a year, courtesy of The Rose Lady (value $300)
THIRD PLACE: Picnic party pack courtesy of Odell Brewery + A Little Man Ice Cream Factory social for four (value $300)
FOURTH PLACE: A night at the Alamo $250 gift certificate courtesy of Alamo Drafthouse Cinema (value $250)
FIFTH PLACE: A double fitness five-pack for treadmill-based circuit, heated resistance & conditioning, or power yoga courtesy of Duality (value $250)
Winners/prizes will be announced in the Sep. 15 edition of The Denver North Star and live at Jamming on the Jetty, Sep. 17. #SaveSloansLake Photo Contest Announcements Denver Health team advocates for a healthy lake.
PHOTO CONTEST RULES AND HOW TO ENTER: 1. Email a photo and caption about “Why I love Sloan’s Lake” to firstname.lastname@example.org. 2. Follow us on Instagram and post your photo @Sloanslakeparkfoundation 3. Include these two hashtags: #SaveSloansLake and #DenverNorthStar 4. Entries are due by Saturday, Sept. 3.