THE BLANKENSHIP CHILDREN collect prizes for their winning entries in the Mountain Democrat Coloring Contest. Mimi Escabar, Mountain Democrat features editor, left, shows one of the winning entries as Melisa Clark, Placerville Natural Foods Co-op store manager, hands out the prize bags from the store. Democrat photo by Krysten Kellum
SPONSORS, back row, left to right, Jon Meyer, Mickey Kaiserman, Melisa Clark, Patrick Ibarra, Ian Balentine, and winners, Autumn Fowler-Vogal, Emma Certiberi, Paris Blankenship, front row, left to right, Mia Evans, Daniel Bogar, Jordan Bogar, Gabriella Blankenship and Lauren Blankinship celebrate at the awards party. Democrat photo by Krysten Kellum
THE WINNERS in the 10 to 12 category are: first, Daniel Bogar, 10, Placerville; third, Emma Certiberi, 11, Pollock Pines; and second, Autumn Fowler-Vogal, 12, Camino.
THE WINNERS in the 7 to 9 category are: first, Lauren Blankenship, 7, Placerville; third, Jordan Bogar, 8, Placerville; and second; Paris Blankenship, 8, Pilot Hill. Democrat photo by Krysten Kellum
THE 6 AND under winners are: third, Anthony Gumina, 6, Placerville; second, Gabriella Blankenship, 5, Placerville; and first, Mia Evans, 5, Diamond Springs. Democrat photo by Krysten Kellum