‘If I were Mayor’ invites contestants

The Oregon Mayors Association’s annual “If I Were Mayor, I Would” student contest is under way.

The City of Sweet Home is participating again this year, and Sweet Home students grades four through 12 are invited to participate in the contest, sharing their creative ideas about what they would do as mayor.

Contest categories include a poster contest for students in grades four and five, an essay contest for students in grades six through eight and a video or PowerPoint presentation for students in grades nine through 12.

Further information is available at the city’s website, http://www.ci.sweet-home.or.us or at the city manager’s office, 1140 12th Ave. Call (541) 367-8969 for further information.

Information also has been sent to local schools.

The deadline to enter is May 1.