Akron Holiday Lighting Contest winners

Posted December 19, 2013 at 6:00 am

The winners of the Akron Holiday Lighting Contest are:

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First place winner is Bob and Susan Brown, 631 Haskell St.

First Place: Bob and Susan Brown, 631 Haskell St. They will receive $50 in Akron Chamber Bucks.

Second Place: Dan and Brooke Rolfes, 630 Iowa St. They will receive $30 in Akron Chamber Bucks.

Third Place: Lyle and Barb Ostermyer, 521 Torbert Blvd. They will receive $20 in Akron Chamber Bucks.

Also participating were Dr. Brad and Sara Britton, 520 Torbert Blvd. This event raised $100 for the Lefty Swift Ball Field Park. The funds will be used for purchasing new playground equipment that is to be installed in Spring 2014.

Fundraising Coordinator Jessica Meinen thanks all who participated in this fundraiser. She also says thanks to the community’s judges: Akron Area Chamber of Commerce members Mary James, Rodney Anderson, Dodie and Joe Hook and (honorary member) Sandy, the Hometowner newshound.

This contest was sponsored by the Akron Area Chamber of Commerce, Akron Gold and Silver, Britton Chiropractic & Rehab Clinic, Hawarden Regional Healthcare and Security National Bank.

Meinen invites the public to not only drive by these beautiful holiday displays but take a moment and thank the sponsors for the contest and the homeowners for participating.

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