Video challenge for Positivity Day


Many of the residents of Chatham-Kent have been entertained with the series of videos promoting Positivity Day featuring Captain Positive and Opti-Woman. This year, they are issuing a video challenge to Chatham-Kent schools, residents, businesses and not-for-profits.

The Positivity Day Video Challenge runs from now until May 27 at noon. Schools, residents, businesses and not-for-profits are encouraged to create their own personalized positive video about Chatham-Kent.

Selected winners will be announced at the Positivity Day Launch Party being held at Galaxy Cinemas on June 3.

There will also be an opportunity for everyone to vote on-line for his or her favourite videos. People’s Choice winners in each category will be determined from May 28-31.

“We know the residents of Chatham-Kent are what makes us such a positive community, and we want to see people use their creativity to prove it,” Captain Positive and Opti-Woman said in a media release. “So get those cameras rolling and show your positivity.”

All entries must be three minutes or less and submitted to On the Positivity Day website there is a toolkit featuring props and electronic tools to help when shooting the video’s, along with the contest guidelines.

Founding Co-Chair and Mayor, Darrin Canniff is excited about getting the community of Chatham-Kent even more involved this year.

“In the past three years we have seen some amazing acts of positivity from all over Chatham-Kent. The level of creativity and enthusiasm this community has always blown me away, and I can’t wait to see what will be submitted this year for the video challenge,” Canniff said in a release.

For a complete list of the contest guidelines, how to submit videos, contact information and access to the toolkit, visit


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