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Spread the Light - A Business Decorations Contest


Alongside Anderson Automotive Group, The Parks Chamber of Commerce, Rockford Chamber of Commerce and Village of Rockton, RACVB is excited to announce Spread the Light: A Merry & Bright Decorations Contest for our Business Community as part of 2020 Stroll on State presented by Illinois Bank & Trust. Spread the Light will officially kick off Saturday, November 28, and run through Thursday, December 24, on the GoRockford Facebook page, where our region’s best and brightest holiday business décor will be on display.

Businesses throughout Winnebago County are encouraged to decorate exteriors, interiors and storefronts with a little healthy holiday competition in mind. The best of the best in decorations and lights will have the chance to win cash prizes in three categories, including “The Griswolds” for the biggest and brightest lights, “The Real. Original.” for most original in showcasing community pride, and “The Charlie Brown” for less-is-more, minimalist

Area businesses should submit decoration photos (one entry per business) with contact name, business name, business address, email address and phone number to by Sunday, December 13. Category galleries will be live on the Stroll on State Spread the Light event on the GoRockford Facebook page the week of Dec. 14-18, when public voting begins and runs through the contest’s conclusion on December 24. Winning businesses will be determined by which get the most likes/engagements, and $250 cash prizes will be awarded for each category winner. In addition, the business that gets the most likes/engagements of the three categories will also receive a staff meal or gift card(s) of up to $250 for a local restaurant of the winner’s choice.

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