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Chamber Seeking Entries For Civics Bee

December 26th, 2023 by WCBC Radio

The Allegany County Chamber is continuing to seek entries for the National Civics Bee. Open to middle-schoolers, the contest first requires a 500-word essay on using civics to solve a community problem.  Chamber Director Juli McCoy says the number of entries received is important for the contest to advance to the second stage…


Prizes will be awarded locally as well as the chance to advance in the competition…


December 19th, 2023 by WCBC Radio

The National Civics Bee aims to encourage more young Americans to engage in civics and contribute to their communities. The competition through the Allegany County Chamber of Commerce asks middle school students in public, private or home schools to submit a 500-word essay on a community issue and how a citizen might be able to solve it.  Writers of the top essays selected will participate in the Live Bee on April 13. Deadline for essay submissions is January 8th. Complete information for teachers, parents, and students is available on the Chamber website at

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