Ramey Weichelt, Chairperson of the United Way of Northeast Missouri 2023 Campaign, announced today that the organization will be hosting their first annual Holiday Decorating Contest!
The event is proudly sponsored by the Kirksville Daily Express and allows citizens to show off their holiday lighting decorating skills while putting everyone in the festive spirit as the holidays approach. The two contest categories are home & business, click the registration link below to sign up.
The winner of the home decorating contest will receive a Home Electronic Security package which includes a Wyze Camera, Echo Show and Defiant Smart Deadbolt donated by Home Depot. The business winner will receive free sub coupons from Jimmy Johns and gift cards from Mi Casa for their employees! Winners will be announced in the Daily Express Newspaper and yard signs will be posted at the winning addresses. All entries into the contest will be highlighted on a map for others to enjoy a holiday light tour throughout town! The map will be published by the Kirksville Daily Express and posted on the United Way social media sites.
Registration for homes is $20 and for Businesses $30. Registration deadline is December 10th, with judging to take place on December 17th by Kirksville Celebrities. Contest guidelines include decorations must be available and lit up from December 11- 17, decorations must be visible from the roadway and participants shall be residents of Kirksville. Let’s light up Kirksville for the United Way!