Monday, February 24, 2014

Show your skills in art contest at Griffin Hospital in Derby

4th annual event benefits breast wellness center
A super “Paint a Duck” entry from last year. / Contributed photo

DERBY - Griffin Pharmacy & Gifts’ 4th Annual “Paint-A-Duck” Contest is under way.
This annual art contest invites members of the community to show off their painting skills and help support The Hewitt Center for Breast Wellness at Griffin Hospital.

Participants can purchase a “Paint-A-Duck” kit at Griffin Pharmacy & Gifts, located on the ground floor of Griffin Hospital at 130 Division St., or at the Boutique at The Center for Cancer Care at Griffin Hospital, 350 Seymour Ave.
The Hewitt Center for Breast Wellness receives $1 for every paint kit purchased.
Participants may decorate their duck using the eight different color paints included in the kit or improvise with their own.
Props and accessories are also allowed.
All entries must be dropped off at Griffin Pharmacy & Gifts by April 14.

Each entry will be displayed inside Griffin Pharmacy & Gifts as they are submitted.
A panel of judges will decide the winning duck in each of the following categories: Best in Show; Most Creative; Best Use of Props; Best Theme; Best Group Effort; Best Senior Entry; Best Children’s Entry (Age 5 & under); Best Children’s Entry (Age 6-10); and Best Children’s Entry (Age 11-14).

Each winning category will receive a $25 Gift Certificate to Griffin Pharmacy & Gifts.

For more information, call 203-732-1490 or email

This is a press release from Griffin Hospital. 

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