"BRAVO –the celebration event was a total tour de force! Very impressive! Thank you for the honor of having me be there on behalf of the dedication to Steve. Perfectly done!"
~ Tom Eastman

"I want to thank you for all your efforts. You are doing a great service to the community and I know that sometimes it doesn’t seem like it is appreciated, but it is. It even inspired Tom to want to get a camera. Having a student category is a super idea. It will surely be a blessing to many youngsters. Thanks So very much." ~ Diane Sawyer, photographer

"I appreciate the opportunity to share my photos outside of my computer and my friends and family. I think that is what I like most about your contest, the chance to share the photos I am proud of and to help great charities too. The recognition by being selected for the calendar was certainly an added bonus and fun for me as well. You do great work and I look forward to participating in the future. Wonderfully run program, love the community gift you give." ~ Kimmer Mathison, photographer

"Words can’t describe how much it meant to me to be selected as an honorable mention in the photo contest. I am far from a pro-photographer, but your contest has given me hope to push my dreams of someday going with it. I hope this contest inspires and motivates people to chases their dreams as it has for me." ~ Dawn Garza, photographer

"As a photographer, I know how difficult it is to get work out there for the public to see. Not only have you provided an outlet for my work to be viewed, but you have also paired the contest with great charities which I am honored to be part of." ~ Julia Bradley, photographer

"Thanks for running a great contest. Your efforts are to be commended and are a value to all. You do a great job." ~ Cindy Russell, photographer

"Great venue and presentation honoring the photographers, sponsors & charity recipients." ~ Laura Tuveson, photographer

"We are indeed privileged to be a part of a noble cause. Glad to know everyone liked the “Rays of Hope” photo I submitted." ~ Anu Naveen, photographer

"A fantastic cause, so glad to be a part of this year’s efforts." ~ Dennis Williams, sponsor

"The slide show of all the entries was fabulous. Thanks for all your support with helping the non-profits get their message out there." ~ Brad Loomis, Starting Point Services, non-profit recipient.

"Wonderful program. Thank you!" ~ Cyndi Broyer, Mother Seton House, non-profit recipient