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 width=Voting for the 2011 Lake Shelbyville Area Photo Contest has ended and the winner is “Waiting for Mama. The public voted 2,583 times in five categories with 120 photos entered.

The Grand Prize winner is “Waiting for Mama” from the Wildlife Category with 209 total votes. The photo was taken by Belinda Sanders of Mahomet.

In The Lake Category Sarah Wooters from Findlay took 1st place with “The Dam” and Amanda Marek from Milwaukee, Wisconsin took 2nd with Lysie Loves the Lake

In Places “Loud Festival Fun” was the winner for Amanda Marek from Milwaukee with “Coal Shaft Bridge” taking 2nd from Kevin Sesko of Sullivan.

Carol Thompson of Windsor took 1st place in the Recreation category with “Camping is Fun” and Nick Esslinger of Strasburg took 2nd with “Perfect Day”.

The Scenic category ad Dock Sunset take 1st place by Sarah Wooters of Findlay and 2nd place went to Amanda Marek of Milwaukee.

Sarah Wooters of Findlay took 1st place in the Wildlife category with “Baby Deer” and Kevin Sesko of Sullivan took 2nd with “Baby Cardinal”

The Shelby County Office of Tourism and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Lake Shelbyville Project office would like to thank everyone who entered and voted for their time and effort.

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