From the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources
BILOXI, MS (WLOX) – In an effort to promote interest in Mississippi Gulf Safe Seafood, the Mississippi Seafood Marketing Program, under the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources (DMR), will hold a Name the Gulf Safe Egret contest for Coast children ages 12 and under.
The Seafood Marketing Program is looking for a creative name for the shrimp-eating egret featured on the new Gulf Safe Mississippi Seafood billboards, which are located along U.S. I-10, U.S. 90 and U.S. 49 in the three coastal counties.
The winning entry will receive a fishing rod and reel, a t-shirt from the Biloxi Seafood Museum and four tickets to a 2.5-hour walk-on sail aboard a 65-foot two-masted gaff-rigged Biloxi schooner, the Glenn L. Swetman or the Mike Sekul. If the winning name has multiple entries, a drawing will determine the winner. All children ages 12 and under are encouraged to participate.
Mississippi Department of Marine Resources
Seafood Marketing Program's Name the Gulf Safe Egret Contest
1141 Bayview Avenue
Biloxi, MS 39530