A wish and a 'Mommy & Me' win

Sunday, May 13, 2018
The winning entry, picturing Kelsey Thompson with her daughter Bexley Shang Littlejohn.
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A photo of Kelsey Thompson with her daughter Bexley Shang Littlejohn was selected by the Times-Gazette staff as the winner of our “Mommy & Me” photo contest, earning Thompson (who submitted the photo) a night at the Gaylord Opryland Resort plus $100 cash.

Kelsey Thompson with her daughter Bexley Shang Littlejohn pick up their prize. (T-G Photo by Terence Corrigan)

The photo is titled “My wish for you,” a reference to the dandelions Bexley is holding in the photo.

The photo contest asked for photos of mothers with their children.

Danielle Pomarico with her son Braxton, second prize.
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Second prize went to Danielle Pomarico for a photo of her with son Braxton.

Danielle Pomarico, with her son Braxton, accepts the second place award from Linda Brown of Heritage Jewelers.
T-G Photo by John I. Carney

“You’ve been a blessing from the start,” wrote Pomarico in the entry form. “I love you with all my heart!” She received a $100 gift card from Heritage Jewelers on the square, the premiere sponsor of the contest. Domino’s and DSC Sanitation were also sponsors.

The third place winner, photographed by Jacob Baum of his wife Brittany and their son Bentlee.
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Jacob Baum submitted a photo of his wife, Brittany Baum, with their newborn son, Bentlee, who arrived on February 26. That photo, “New Smiles for New Mom!”, won third prize, a pizza party from Domino’s.

Brittany and Bentlee Baum with their third place award.

There were a total of 48 entries in the contest, all of which were published in a special section in Tuesday’s Times-Gazette.

The Times-Gazette thanks all of those who entered, as well as our contest sponsors, and wishes all mothers a very happy Mother’s Day.