Explore Sites to Give Away $650 in School Supplies as Part of ‘Back to School’ Contest

CLARION, Pa. (EYT) – EYT Media Group – the parent company of exploreClarion.com, exploreJeffersonPA.com, and exploreVenango.com, has announced it is giving away $650 in school supplies as part of its “Back to School” Photo Contest.

As a way to give back to the community, the popular network of local news websites is giving away a combined $650 to the winners of the contest. Each winner will also receive five tickets to the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium.

“We’ve received tremendous support from the community,” said EYT Media Group’s Jake Bauer. “Giving back to people who have helped us get to where we are is very important to us.”

The contest kicks off today, August 25, 2015.


Share your ‘Back to School’ photos with exploreClarion.com, exploreJeffersonPA.com, and exploreVenango.com for a chance to win zoo tickets and up to $300 in school supplies for your school.

To enter, simply post your Back to School photo(s) on one of the Explore Facebook pages (exploreClarion, exploreJefferson, or exploreVenango).

Alternatively, photos can be sent to [email protected]. Please include the subject line, “Back to School Contest”.


First Place – $300
Second Place – $200
Third Place – $100
Fourth Place – $50

* Each winner will also receive 5 tickets to the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium.
** Prize money will be distributed in the form of a check to each winner’s school.


Winners will be chosen by a panel of voters that includes EYT Media Group staff and readers of the Explore sites.

Check www.exploreClarion.com on September 4 to see if your photo has been selected as a winner.


To ensure privacy, students names will not be posted without the permission of a parent or legal guardian.


EYT Media Group, Inc., a media company based in Clarion, Pa., operates the Explore Your Town Network consisting of (www.exploreClarion.com; www.exploreJeffersonPA.com; www.exploreVenango.com); 814Classifieds.com; and Explore Radio. The company covers news and multiple events in Clarion, Jefferson, Venango, and surrounding counties.

Since launching, exploreClarion.com and exploreVenango.com have become the most visited local news websites in their respective counties, accumulating over 1.5 million combined pageviews per month. The newest addition to the EXPLORE network, exploreJeffersonPA.com, is quickly becoming the “go-to” source for news and information in Jefferson County.

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