Maryland’s 8th District

For Immediate Release

August 20, 2015

CONTACT:  Bridgett Frey – 202-225-5384

Ian Jannetta – 202-225-1527

Van Hollen Launches Summer Social Media Photo Contest

Photo with Most Facebook Likes Will Be Featured on Van Hollen’s Facebook and Twitter Pages

Rockville, MD – Today Maryland Congressman Chris Van Hollen launched a contest inviting his constituents in Maryland’s Eighth Congressional District to submit photos showcasing summertime in Maryland. The finalist with the most Facebook likes will become his new Facebook cover photo and Twitter header photo.

“Summertime is full of opportunities to enjoy everything Maryland has to offer, from county fairs and farm stands to art festivals and outdoor movie nights,” said Congressman Van Hollen. “I look forward to seeing the Eighth Congressional District through the lenses of talented Marylanders and sharing the winning photo on social media for all to enjoy.”

Photos featuring the Eighth District may be submitted as a high-resolution attachment or as a link to the photo online to until close of business on August 27, 2015. Photos should be submitted by the photographer, along with the photographer’s full name and the location at which the photo was taken. Finalists will be uploaded to Congressman Van Hollen’s Facebook page, and the photo with the most ‘Likes’ as of 5:00 pm on September 1, 2015 will become Congressman Van Hollen’s Facebook cover photo and Twitter header photo. For more information on submitting photos and contest rules, click here.