Monday, December 7, 2015

Decorating for a Good Cause: the 4th of July

Independence Day Ltd., the non-profit organization that puts on the July 4th Parade and Festivities in Pottstown, is conducting a home decorating contest for the holidays.

The cost is $25 per entry and the prize in seven different categories is "a selection of Independence Day Ltd. merchandise," and, of course, bragging rights.

You can click here for a copy of the entry form to print out and fill out; get a copy at Pottstown Regional Public Library, 500 E High St., Pottstown.

All mailed entry forms with payment must be received at Independence Day Ltd., PO Box 199, Pottstown PA 19464 before Dec. 17 to be eligible for judging.

Or you can fill it out at

Payment of $25 fee is thru PayPal.
This contest is open to residents residing within the boundaries of the school districts of Boyertown, Daniel Boone, Owen J. Roberts, Pottsgrove, Pottstown, and Spring-Ford.

Category Selections include:
  1. Lighting Bicentennial (Red, White and Blue Lights only) 
  2. Lighting (White Lights only)
  3. Lighting (All colors) 
  4. Inflatables and Yard Décor
  5. In-ground Trees and Bushes
  6. Front Entrance, Front Door and/or walkway/driveway
  7. Whole House
Judging will take place from Friday, Dec. 19 through Tuesday, Dec. 22 from 7 to 10 p.m. and based on the category entered.

Judges can only judge what they see from the street and power outages or other problems may affect the final results.

Judging will be by a panel and votes will be combined for final results. All decisions are final.

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