Helena Beautification Board hosting best decorated Christmas house contest

FROM STAFF REPORTS

HELENA –This year’s contest will be split into two separate categories: The Most Elegant Decorated Home (Martha Stewart Award) and the Most Over-the-Top Decorated Home (Clark Griswold Award). Each category winner will proudly be able to display a yard sign as the winner and receive a city of Helena Christmas ornament.

All entries should be submitted by Thursday, Dec. 15, to Christmas@HelenaBeautiful.com in order to be eligible for this year’s contest. Submissions should include a photo/video of the home along with the address and category being nominated for.

All nominations will be posted on the Helena Beautification Board Facebook page, Helena Beautiful, on Friday, Dec. 16 along with a map of all locations.

This year’s winners will be selected based on “likes” of each nomination on the Beautification Board’s Facebook page. Voting will take place from Dec. 16 through midnight on Dec. 23. Each category winner will be announced on Dec. 24.

The Helena Beautification Board encourages everyone to make nominations now and wishes the best of luck to everyone.

The Helena Beautification Board is an appointed board of the Helena City Council. The board believes that people and places are profoundly connected and thriving communities are rooted in individual responsibility and action.

The board hosts a variety of opportunities for the community to come together and serve each year. Events are posted on the Helena Beautiful page and announced via Twitter at @TweetHomeHelena.