Dawn Arnold: Frye Sculpture Update

The Frye Festival needs your help to create a life-sized bronze sculpture of Northrop Frye, sitting on a park bench, reading a book, in front of the Moncton Public Library. We have entered a national contest hosted by Pepsi Canada that offers non-profit organizations the chance to win money for projects that have a positive impact on their community. But, we need your votes to win because winners are chosen exclusively by the number of votes they receive.

The contest runs until August 31 and participants can vote daily for their favourite project.

Visit www.frye.ca and click “Vote now!”. In the bottom left hand corner of your screen (www.refresheverything.ca/fryefestival) you will see “Welcome!” and then in yellow “Join Refresh Everything”.  Once you have joined (this involves inputting your first and last name, your e-mail and choosing a personal password) you can then vote. Find the project in the “Arts and Culture” (blue) category and within the “$25,000” section.

Vote daily to do your part to help create a lasting legacy for Northrop Frye! The world needs more Frye, now more than ever!  Tomorrow is Frye’s 98th birthday.  Make this your gift that keeps on giving.

You can read more about the project in today’s Monction Times & Transcript here.

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