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‘Challenge accepted’: Armstrong-Spall businesses deck it out for Canada Day

The Armstrong Spallumcheen Chamber of Commerce Canada Day decorating contest is returning
The Armstrong Spallumcheen Chamber of Commerce is hosting their annual Canada Day decorating contest.(Contributed)

Bring out the decorations, as the Armstrong Spallumcheen Chamber of Commerce’s (ASCC) annual Canada Day decorating contest returns.

Leading up to the annual celebration on July 1, in Memorial Park, the ASCC is inviting all local businesses, non-profit groups, residents and kids to participate in the contest.

“Decorate your storefront, yard, garden, window, patio – anything you would like - with whatever says you are proud to be Canadian,” said chamber executive director Patti Noonan. “All decorations must remain up until July 4, in order for you to be eligible to win.”

The judges will be out beginning on Thursday, June 29, and the winners will be announced live during the Canada Day festivities at Polson Park.

The categories are:

•Best commercial space (includes non-profit/daycare/churches) – overall decorating (inside and out)

•Best commercial space (includes non-profit/daycare/churches) – window display

•Best detached home

•Best complex

•Best seniors residence

•Best residential window

Winners for best commercial space – overall and window – will each receive an Armstrong Regional Co-operative $100 gift certificate.

Best detached home will also receive a $100 Armstrong Farmers Market gift certificate while best complex and best seniors’ residence will each receive a $100 gift card to a local bakery for treats to celebrate.

Email to register for the event. Deadline is Wednesday, June 28.

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Bowen Assman

About the Author: Bowen Assman

I joined The Morning Star team in January 2023 as a reporter. Before that, I spent 10 months covering sports in Kelowna.
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