Blossburg V.I.B.E. Announces Holiday Light Contest Winners

by Heidi I. Jones 23. December 2012 23:36
BLOSSBURG, Dec. 23 -- Blossburg V.I.B.E. (Visions in Business & Entertainment) announced the winners of the Light Up the Holidays house decorating contest after judging displays in five categories Sunday night. The judges followed every street in the borough to find the best decorated homes. "There were so many beautifully decorated homes and businesses," said judge Jill Nickerson, Blossburg V.I.B.E. vice president. "We finally narrowed the list down to six - we had a tie in one category. There's no overall winner, there are six great winners."   Most Christmas Spirit: Jill Choplosky & Rich Helton, 104 Liberty St., lower apartment (Great job making the best of available space!) Whimsical (TIE) : Amy & Robb Bowens, 170 Johnson Street Whimsical (TIE): Nicole & Derek Lindquist, 235 S. Williamson Rd. Victorian: Rita & Lawrence Larson, 154 Davis Street  Green Christmas: April & David Thompson, 100 Granger St. (SEE VIDEO - The lights are connected to the music. We liked the creativity. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F8Iuw4ECerQ)  Best Business Display: Ryan & Melanie Shaut, Bloss Holiday Market, Riverside Plaza (not lit but beautiful!)   Several of last year's winners were all beautifully decorated again but were not eligible to win this year. We also noticed some past winners had their lights off Saturday night (yes, we're looking at you, Ed Bogaczyk).   Photos by Lonny Frost and Heidi I. Jones.    Click on the slideshow to get bigger images/direct links.

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2011 Light Up the Holiday Winners!

by Heidi I. Jones 19. December 2011 02:52
BLOSSBURG, Dec. 19 -- Blossburg V.I.B.E. (Visions in Business & Entertainment) announced the winners of the Light Up the Holidays house decorating contest after judging displays in five categories Sunday night. The judges followed every street in the borough to find the best decorated homes. "The weather has really cooperated for decorating outside. It seemed that more houses were decorated than last year," said judge Jill Nickerson, Blossburg V.I.B.E. vice president. "The competition has increased. We were glad to see several entries in our new category 'Green Christmas' that honors energy-efficient LED displays." Green Christmas: Leslie & Sherry Powers, 140 Davis St Most Christmas Spirit: Jenn Barrett & Rich Williams, 213 Granger St. (includes music!) Victorian: Ray & Pat Kaminski, 242 South Williamson Rd. Whimsical: Frank & Phun Wasowitz, 158 St. Mary's St. Best business display: Decades of Beauty, 240 Main St. Several of last year's winners were all beautifully decorated again; however, they are not eligible to win until next year.   Pictures available here: Photo Gallery    

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2010 Light Up The Holidays! Contest Winners

by Josh Jones 19. December 2010 13:52
BLOSSBURG, Dec. 19 -- Blossburg V.I.B.E. (Visions in Business & Entertainment) announced the winners of the Light Up the Holidays house decorating contest after judging displays in five categories Sunday night. The judges followed every street in the borough to find the best decorated homes. "We had a hard time deciding this year," said judge Jill Nickerson, Blossburg V.I.B.E. vice president. "We were very excited to see how many homes and businesses were beautifully decorated." Best overall/whimsical: Mike & Jill Choplosky & Brenda Overpeck, Davis Street Most Christmas Spirit: Amy & Robb Bowens, Johnson Street Victorian: Rita & Lawrence Larson, 154 Davis Street Modern: Peggy & Tom Watkins, 104 McIntyre St. Best business display: Momma's Restaurant, 104 Gulick Street Several of last year's winners were all beautifully decorated again, particularly the Window Box Flower Shop on Main Street. The Victoria Theatre, although gorgeous, is not eligible because owner Tonya McNamara is president of V.I.B.E. Honorable mention goes to Taber Townhomes for a beautiful neighborhood display. Best overall/whimsical: Mike & Jill Choplosky & Brenda Overpeck, Davis Street Most Christmas Spirit: Amy & Robb Bowens, Johnson Street Victorian: Rita & Lawrence Larson, 154 Davis Street Modern: Peggy & Tom Watkins, 104 McIntyre St. Best business display: Momma's Restaurant, 104 Gulick Street

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Blossburg V.I.B.E. Announces Light Up the Holidays! Contest

by Josh Jones 3. November 2010 13:22
11/3/2010 - Blossburg V.I.B.E. is exited to announce our 2010 Light Up the Holidays contest. You've waited all year and now the holidays are here. Show your town spirit by taking part in this fun contest that beautifies the town. Blossburg V.I.B.E. encourages all Blossburg residents and businesses to decorate their home or business for the holidays. There's no need to enter, we'll be driving around town on Sunday, December 19th from 7 to 9 pm checking out all of your beautiful lights. If you hear a knock at the door, make sure to answer because you might have won a prize! Stop by the Light Up the Holidays! page for more information.

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Blossburg V.I.B.E. (Visions in Business & Entertainment) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization created in 2004 to envision, plan and implement projects that will enhance the quality of life for those who live, work, play or attend school in Blossburg, Pennsylvania.

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