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Friday, February 3, 2012

America's Cutest Kid Contest to Benefit Now I Lay Me Down To Sleep

For Immediate Release
February 2, 2012

Contact: Carol Schlintz, or 262.679.7900 Web:

Image Dreams Studios is more than a local business, we are part of the larger community of professional photographers in the US. This is a caring group, often using our artistic talents to help others. One organization of professional photographers to which I belong is Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep (NILMDTS).

Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Our mission is to introduce remembrance photography to parents suffering the loss of a baby with the free gift of professional portraiture. We believe these images serve as an important step in the family’s healing process by honoring their child’s legacy.

The Charity Model Search for America's Cutest Kid is the annual (and only) fundraiser held by NILMDTS. Big Bend/Muskego based Image Dreams Studios is participating this year. Portraits must be taken between 1/1/2012 and 3/15/2012 - giving us 6 weeks from now to capture your child's "cutest image". So, is your child (newborn through 18 years) America’s Cutest Kid? We’ll give you the opportunity to prove it! The prize winners will receive a generous savings bond and gift cards!

The 2011 Charity Model Search raised over $44,000. Proceeds help NILMDTS continue its mission to serve families in need. We anticipate even more participation in 2012 than in previous years.

To learn more about the NILMDTS foundation and its annual Charity Model Search fundraiser, visit our websites at and

Model Search Special:

$25 entrance fee includes a 20-minute model session and one image submitted to the international gallery.

Finalists will be determined by online votes. Each vote is $1 (no limit on the amount of votes you can cast), and all proceeds from votes benefit Now I Lay Me Down To Sleep ( The top 25 vote receivers will move on to the final judging round to determine the winners.

Grand prize winner and runners up will be determined from the 25 finalists. The winner and runners up are selected by photography experts.

Call Carol at Image Dreams Studios (262.679.7900) now to enter your “Cutest Kid” in this exciting contest.

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