Entries sought for residential Christmas light up

NANAIMO – Greater Nanaimo Chamber of Commerce hosts annual competition for best decorated homes and businesses.

The Nanaimo Chamber of Commerce encourages one and all to make this Christmas merry and ultra-bright by getting involved with the annual Spirit of Christmas decorating contest.

The contest is open to all businesses from Lantzville to Cedar in decorating and employee costume contests, and the Residential Light Up. Residential entries will be featured in the Nanaimo News Bulletin Christmas Lights map.

The theme for 2014 is ‘jingle bells.’

Categories include: businesses with fewer than five employees; businesses with five to 10 employees; business corporate; hotels and motels; restaurants/lounges/pubs; senior living facilities; banks, mall – administration or window display only.

Deadline for entries is Friday (Dec. 12.). Judging takes place Dec. 15-16.

Prizes are also offered for the best residential light display. The deadline to enter is Wednesday (Dec. 17) at 4 p.m., with judging taking place the following night.

To enter, call the chamber at 250-756-1191; fax an entry form to 250-756-1584; or download the entry form at www.nanaimochamber.bc.ca.