Waldorf, MD 6th grader wins Sojourn art contest Karla Stevens of Waldorf, MD, will be recognized at the Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay’s annual Taste of the Chesapeake dinner Nov. 15 for her winning entry (right) in this year’s Toyota Prius River Sojourns Youth Art Contest.

The Mattawoman Middle School sixth grader’s first place illustration was selected from 375 entries this year to serve as the official logo for the Alliance’s four river sojourns. Second place went to Cody Goddard of Mifflinburg, PA, and third place to Kristen Willey of Delmar, MD. Honorable mentions were awarded to Asteri Sorenson of Chevy Chase, MD, Meagan Ferrell Beaver Dam, VA, and Shane Kirby of Waldorf, MD.

Details about next year’s art contest are expected to be available in January.

The annual Taste of the Chesapeake gala takes place 7–11 p.m. at the National Aquarium in Baltimore The evening will commemorate the 20th anniversary of the signing of the Chesapeake Bay Agreement, with Torrey Brown, former secretary of Maryland’s Department of Natural Resources serving as master of ceremonies, and former Virginia Gov. Chuck Robb givingthe keynote address.

Guests will sample local delicacies and dance to the New Legacy Jazz Band. Tickets are $100 apiece. To order tickets, or for information, contact the Alliance’s Baltimore office at 410-377-6270.