Light Up Palmer~ Best Religious Decorating Contest

A group of volunteers has formed a Light Up Palmer Committee under the Palmer Redevelopment Authority (PRA) , a non-profit entity having the ability to accept charitable donations to light up downtown Depot Village for the 2019 holiday season and beyond. This committee has been working for the past several months finding and refurbishing wreaths to be hung on Main Street Palmer lights and various other Christmas events. Chairperson, Robin LaMothe, and her committee have planned a day of festivities for Saturday, December 7th. Second Congregational Church is participating by showing the movie “The Best Christmas Pageant Ever” starring Loretta Swit at 6:30 p.m. in our sanctuary. For a full list of the day’s activities, you cab visit their Facebook page, Light Up Palmer, for more details or wait until the Shopping Guide distributes its Holiday Happening insert.  This year, Light Up Palmer, is sponsoring the 1st Annual Light Up Palmer Neighborhood Decorating Contest. There are 6 categories: Best Window, Best Door, Santa’s Favorite, Best Lights, Best Traditional and Best Religious. Prizes range from $50 to $200 depending on which category you decide to enter. Robin has asked each church for help in promoting the Best Religious category which has a prize of $100. To register for any category, you can go online https;// , or email at  Be sure to include your name, address, email and phone number. If you are participating in the “Best Window” or “Best Door” contest, you must submit a photo of your completed design.

No purchase necessary. Contest open to residents and businesses in Palmer, Three Rivers, Bondsville and Thorndike only. Online registrations close at 5:00 p.m. December 13, 2019. Paper registration forms must e mailed to Palmer Redevelopment Authority (Re:Light Up Palmer), c/o Chris Smith, 27 Oakland St., Palmer, MA 01069 and must be received no later than Friday, December 13, 2019.


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