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To any progressive Artists out in the community The Eureka Fair Wage Act Needs some help.

The Eureka Fair Wage Act or as our official ballot title issued by the city, "Minimum Wage Ordinance" will raise the minimum wage in our city to $12 an hour for larger employers. A large employer is 25 or more employees. We started this initiative as a reaction to bad economic times in Eureka,(we are 5% above the state wide average for poverty) and the invasion of our city by Walmart. We are looking for graphic artists interested in helping us achieve higher wages and earning a few bucks. you can find out more about the Eureka Fair Wage Act at
http://eurekafairwageact.wordpress.com/

PSA For Immediate Release  December 1, 2012

ANNOUNCING THE FAIR WAGE GRAPHIC CONTEST
contact for media:  James Decker 707.442.7465

Submit a  GRAPHIC for posters and lawn signs promoting the Eureka Fair Wage Act and you could win $100!!  (and higher wages)

Announcing the FAIR WAGE GRAPHIC CONTEST

The Eureka Fair Wage Act, which will require large employers in Eureka to pay a $12 minimum wage, is expected to be on the ballot in March.  The Eureka Fair Wage campaign is offering a $100 award to the person who submits a great graphic for use on fair wage posters and lawn signs.  

Submit your drawing or computer art by mailing it to:
Fair Wages
c/o  Don Swall
1140 E Street  #30
Eureka, CA  95501

or emailing it to info@fairwages.org.  

Please include your name and a way to get in contact with you.
All contest submissions must be in by January 10th and the winning graphic will be announced at the Eureka Fair Wage benefit show, featuring local honky-tonk band, Rooster McClintock later in the month.  Second and Third place prizes will also be announced at the benefit.  You need not be present to win.

More contest details can be found on the internet at fairwages.org  or call 707.442.7465.

Contest participants do not need to be residents of Eureka.  

Use your artistic talent to help raise wages!!  And win $100 doing it!

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