PUBLISHED: 6:21 PM on Wednesday, October 22, 2008
Logo design contest calls for entries
JUNEAU - The SouthEast Alaska Regional Health Consortium (SEARHC) and the Alaska Area Health Education Center (Alaska AHEC) invite artists to submit logo designs for the Alaska AHEC program.

This free logo design contest is open to all amateur Alaska artists high school age or older. Entries must be postmarked or e-mailed by Oct. 31. The logo must be able to be resized for different uses, including letterheads, Web site banners, presentation folders, business cards, etc. The logo must reflect the goals of the Alaska AHEC program and should represent a range of Alaska's diverse cultures. Entries can be submitted as hard copies, or by e-mail with a resolution of 300 dpi in .jpg, .tif or .pdf formats. The logo must work in both color and black-and-white reproductions, and it should provide a clean, professional look for the program. The winning entry wins a $150 gift card from Costco and other merchandise prizes.

The Alaska AHEC program is a statewide university-industry partnership managed by the University Of Alaska Anchorage School Of Nursing's Alaska Center for Rural Health. It is part of a national AHEC program with sites in 45 states. The Alaska AHEC program is focused on building Alaska's health workforce so it can provide better care to underserved populations. The program introduces youth to health careers by allowing them to meet with health care professionals. It helps health organizations in rural Alaska find new employees and provide access to care through clinical rotations for practitioners and internships for students. And it provides greater access to continuing education classes for rural health care professionals. To learn more about the Alaska AHEC program and the Alaska Center for Rural Health, go to

Contest entries can be submitted by e-mail to Stacey Skan-Allen, SEARHC Human Resources Generalist, at They also can be mailed to Stacey Skan-Allen, c/o SEARHC Human Resources, 3245 Hospital Dr., Sitka, Alaska, 99801. For more information, contact Stacey at 463-5898.