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Banish Summer Boredom and Qualify for $2500 Prize Pack by Entering New Video Contest

Jul 3 2013 12:00AM

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KELOWNA, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 07/03/13 -- Have the kids finished school for the summer? Are you already dreading the inevitable "I'm bored" complaint?

An exciting new family video contest sponsored by Just Be Friends™ (jbfKIDS.com) promises to keep the kids busy and help families connect, all while offering more than $2,500 worth of prizes! The A Million Acts of Friendship Video Contest, which runs through the summer, challenges families across the country to create and submit a short video that captures what friendship means to them.

"We all know it isn't easy keeping children busy and entertained over the summer holidays," says Just Be Friends™ founder and CEO Janice Taylor. "Many parents are also looking for new and compelling ways to encourage positive social behaviors. The A Million Acts of Friendship Video Contest gets the whole family talking about the value and meaning of friendship while giving the kids something fun and creative to do, and the opportunity to win some incredible prizes!"

The grand prize winner will receive $1,000 cash, a $1,000 donation to their school, an Apple iPad Mini, a backpack full of goodies, a six-month subscription to Just Be Friends™ and the opportunity to have their video featured in a national marketing campaign for Just Be Friends™.

Just Be Friends™ is an interactive, social education platform that helps families and children connect, with each other and with their community. By promoting healthy, positive relationships and bringing like-minded parents and kids together in a safe, online environment, Just Be Friends™ works to unite people and change lives, one friendship at a time!

Just Be Friends™ includes a website for families, and programs such as the school-based A Million Acts of Friendship campaign and the A Million Acts of Friendship national video contest. The contest closes August 19, 2013 and is open to residents of all Canadian provinces except Quebec.

The 15 videos that receive the most "Likes" will go before a jury and be narrowed down to three finalists, from which members of the public will choose first, second and third place winners. For more information, or to submit your video, visit jbfKIDS.com.

About Just Be Friends™

Just Be Friends™ (jbfKIDS.com) is a Kelowna-based, interactive, social education platform that helps families and children connect, with each other and with their community. With its focus on healthy, positive relationships and behaviors, and a passion for connecting families and building community, Just Be Friends™ brings together technology and social psychology to unite people and change lives, one friendship at a time. Launched in 2013, Just Be Friends™ includes a website for families, and programs such as the school-based A Million Acts of Friendship campaign and the A Million Acts of Friendship national video contest.



Contacts:
Karen Mason
Head of PR and Communications
250-859-6264
Karen@jbfkids.com





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