TOGA extends writing contest deadline to Feb. 1

The Tidewater Oyster Gardeners Association (TOGA) has extended its middle school writing contest deadline to February 1.

“The original deadline was December 15, but because the annual meeting date has been changed to March 30 from mid-January, we extended this contest deadline,” said president Terry Lewis.

“This is the fifth year of this contest, which has grown in popularity each year. We offer prizes of $150, $100 and $50 respectively for each of the top three essay entries. The theme again this year is Consider the Oyster, a wide open…