UTICA, N.Y. (WUTR/WFXV/WPNY-TV) – Utica’s cutest baby contest announced 9-month-old Camden Ellis as the big winner. The contest was put together by I love Utica and Bank of Utica and Camden received a family dinner at Joey’s Restaurant, a celebratory cake from Holy Pizzolie, and a high-quality print of their photo from P.J. Green. He also received $500.00 dollars deposited into a savings account at Bank of Utica.
His parents Kayla and Mike Ellis say this is a great opportunity to give him a jump start on life.
“We started sending it out to family and friends to try to solicit votes and he was doing really really well in the competition and there were also different opportunities for us to engage with different partners in the community like the bank of Utica, I love Utica. It’s a great start to the beginning of his life you know for his education and different things as he grows up.” – Kayla Ellis
The contest had 300 entries and Camden won with 4,569 votes.