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Get featured in the 2020 KMB Calendar!

Would you like one of your photos to be featured in Keep the Midlands Beautiful’s 2020 calendar? We want to showcase your art to support you in the same the way you have supported us for the past 30 years!

If you would like your photo to be considered for the calendar, please read the following criteria carefully:

-You may submit as many photos as you would like.
-Please do not submit another individual’s photograph claiming it as your own–these photos will not be accepted under any circumstances!
-Photos should be taken in Richland County, Lexington County, or the City of Columbia.
-The (tentative) deadline for submissions is October 15, 2019. We will provide more information should we extend the deadline.
-Photos should be sent to Ali DeRidder at with the subject line “KMB 2020 Calendar Submission” to be considered.
Please include the following information in the body of your email:
*Your name (or name by which you would prefer to be recognized):
*Location of photo (please include county/City and proper name of the location, if applicable):
*Year photo was taken:
Please do not exclude any of this information!
You will receive a follow-up message to indicate we have successfully received your photo. If your image is included, you will be credited on your photo’s page in the calendar.
If you have any questions, please email Ali at We can’t wait to see the Midlands through the lens of your own cameras! 


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