Senator Vogel Announces Winners of the Scenes from the 47th Senatorial District Photo Contest

Sen. Elder Vogel, Jr. congratulated the winners of his first-ever calendar contest during a meeting with them at his Rochester district office on Thursday, Oct. 22.

Hundreds of photographs showcasing the natural beauty of the 47th Senate District were submitted by neighbors eager to share their moments captured on camera.

“I would like to thank not only the winners who submitted photos, but all of you who took the time to enter our contest,” Senator Vogel said. “All the photos submitted truly captured the splendor of our 47th District.”

The Scenes From the 47th Senatorial District Calendars are available in Senator Vogel’s district offices, free of charge:

Beaver County Office
488 Adams Street
Rochester, PA 15074-1940
Phone: (724) 774-0444

Lawrence County Office
1905 W. State Street
New Castle, PA 16101
Phone: (724) 654-1444

Butler County Office (Thursday only)
310 East Grandview Ave.
Zelienople, PA 16063
Phone: (724) 656-3284
For more information, please call Senator Vogel’s office or visit No taxpayer dollars were used in the production of the calendar.

List of image description, winners, and hometowns:

  • COVER-The Beauty of Fall Overtakes an Old Chapel- Oak Park Cemetery New Castle– Karin McILtrot, New Castle
  • JANUARY- West Pittsburg Train Station- New Castle–Marissa Kording, Wampum
  • FEBRUARY- Covered Bridge in Winter- McConnells Mill State Park–Robin Fishburn, New Castle
  • MARCH-Baby Birds-New Sewickley Twp–Cheryl Macon, Freedom
  • APRIL-Amish Duck Pond and Farm- Wilmington Twp–Denise Guthery, New Castle
  • MAY-Life is Good, Spring Lamb- New Castle–Gloria S. Jarrett, New Castle
  • JUNE- Summer Evening with Moon and Bridges, Rochester–Mel Roush, Rochester
  • JULY-Butterfly on a Zinnia-Harmony Twp.–Alicia Stankay, Ambridge
  • AUGUST-Sunset-River Front Park Rochester–Taryn Campbell, Aliquippa
  • SEPTEMBER-Morning Calm-Ohioville–Tim Heimel, Industry
  • OCTOBER-Reflections of Fall-North Sewickley–Kimberley Smith, Beaver Falls
  • NOVEMBER-McConnells Mill State Park–Robert G. Sopko, New Castle
  • DECEMBER-Ready for an Adventure in the Snow-New Castle– Karin McILtrot, New Castle