Bill Schlichting
The Curry Coastal Pilot

Almost 250 people cast ballots for their favorite artist-enhanced hospital exam gowns on display at the Curry Medical Center during last Second Saturday Art Walk .

Curry Medical Center staff acted as in-house jury for the 45 entries, and presented awards in several categories: Karen Berry andndash; Most Original; Philip Wadsworth andndash; Most Colorful; Christina Olsen andndash; Funniest; Lorelei Hanna andndash; Most Creative; Claudia Mach andndash; Best Of Show; Jenna Martina andndash; Children's winner. (Jenna is 10 years old and an art student of Janeen Vick).

Art walkers ribboned "People's Choice" winners: Leslie Wolf andndash; Best of Show; Lorelei Hanna andndash; Most Creative; Christina Olsen andndash; Funniest; Christina Olsen andndash; Most Colorful; Lorelei Hanna andndash; Most Original; Mrs. Kerr's and Ms. Coffey's Kindergarten Class, Room 22 andndash; Children's winner.

The gowns will be on display at the center, 500 Fifth St., Brookings, through the end of the month.

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