Gurwin Jewish Nursing & Rehabilitation Center Accepting Entries for its Annual Photo Contest
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By Long Island News & PR
Published: March 22 2016
The contest will run through April 15th.
2015 Gurwin Photo Contest Winner
Photo by: Gurwin Jewish Nursing & Rehabilitation Center
Commack, NY - March 22, 2016 - Entries are now being accepted for Gurwin Jewish Nursing & Rehabilitation Center’s Annual Photo Contest. Now in its 23rd year, the contest offers amateur photographers an opportunity to enter photographs in 12 categories: Landscapes, Travel, People, Pets, Children, Wildlife, Nature, Still Life, Computer Manipulated, Student and its two newest categories, New York and Sports/Action. A maximum of seven entries per photographer will be accepted for a fee of $5 per submission.
Photographs will be judged by a panel of professional judges at the close of the contest. Winners will be chosen based on clarity, composition, subject matter and suitability for display at the Center. Winning photographers will be awarded various cash prizes at a June reception and winning photos will be enlarged and permanently displayed at the Gurwin Center for the enjoyment of residents and visitors. The deadline for submissions is April 15. Applications are available here or by calling the Public Relations Office at 631-715-2568.
The Center’s renowned contest is made possible by long-time sponsor the Tiffen Company (Hauppauge) in memory of Helen and Nat Tiffen, the company’s founder and a former Gurwin resident. The Tiffen Company is a leading manufacturer of glass filters and other fine products for digital, still, video, motion pictures and television.
The Gurwin Jewish Nursing & Rehabilitation Center is a 460-bed nursing care facility located in Commack, Long Island. Gurwin offers skilled nursing care, short-term rehabilitation, medical/post-surgical subacute care, respiratory and ventilator dependent care, an adult day health program, on-site dialysis, palliative and hospice care, home care and assisted living.