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11/01/2018

Connecticut Family Day

CONGRATULATIONS to Dulce-Angel Castro Who won this year's poster contest

The 21st Annual Connecticut Family Day is September 9, 2018

CT Family Day is officially celebrated on the second Sunday in September.  In 1997, State Senator Joe Crisco created this holiday by state statute and the Department of Children and Families has been responsible for coordinating a poster contest.  The posters, with a different theme each year, are collected and judged by a panel who selects the best one which exemplifies the theme.  The winning poster is then utilized in the promotional materials.  This years theme was "Kids helping kids" to call attention to three young people in CT who have done civic work for DCF.

The event was held on Friday, Sept. 28th at 2 p.m. at the CT Post Mall, Milford @ Heart Gallery Store

Senator Logan presented the poster winner, Dulce-Angel Castro, age 14 - a Hartford resident, with a framed print of her winning poster and a gift card for winning the contest.

This is the 2018 winning poster!

2018 Poster Contest Winner


Contact:  Jacqueline.Ford@ct.gov