LAKE COMO, NJ — “Summertime in Lake Como” is the theme of the borough’s latest photo contest, with snapshots due by Friday, August 21.

All residents — year-round and seasonal — are invited to participate, with prizes going to the top three entries garnering the most “likes” on the borough’s Facebook page.

Show what summertime means to you with a photo of what’s flourishing in your flower or vegetable garden, spending time outdoors with friends and family, or taking a stroll along the banks of Lake Como or just around town. Photos of pets or kids are always fan favorites

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The contest is the second sponsored this year by the Lake Como Tourism Commission to bring some positivity to social media during the coronavirus crisis — and especially since Lake Como Day has been canceled for 2020.

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Photos must be taken within the Borough of Lake Como; those taken in Belmar are not eligible. Local establishments will be providing the prizes for the first-, second- and third-place winners.

All entries are to be emailed to hscull@boro.lake-como.nj.us. Please include your name and permission to have your photo posted on the Lake Como website or used for borough events.

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