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Horry County organization hosts children's contest to help those in need

Hosted by the Family Outreach of Horry County, the Happy, Healthy Kid contest is in its sixth year and is designed to help provide support and education for young mothers and their families. (Source: Family Outreach of Horry County Facebook page). Hosted by the Family Outreach of Horry County, the Happy, Healthy Kid contest is in its sixth year and is designed to help provide support and education for young mothers and their families. (Source: Family Outreach of Horry County Facebook page).

HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) - Children of Horry County have been raising money and participating in a contest that supports community members who are in need. 

Hosted by the Family Outreach of Horry County, the Happy, Healthy Kid contest is in its sixth year and is designed to help provide support and education for young mothers and their families.

The awards celebration for the contest will be held on April 25 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Lakewood Camping Resort-Theater by the Sea located on 5901 South Kings Highway in Myrtle Beach.

According to contest officials, parents entered their children in the contest and collected votes for the child by asking for donations. Every dollar a child earns counts as one vote in the contest. Once all votes are calculated, the winner is announced at the awards celebration, officials say.

The prize includes a two-day stay at the Breaker's Resort, a crown, trophy, toys, books and for the child with the most votes, according to the Family Outreach of Horry County. Participants also get prizes, officials say.

According to officials, the funds raised during the contest will go to the Family Outreach of Horry County to help them support community members who need assistance.

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