We've all got extra time on our hands with less holiday events happening this year, so why not put that extra time to good use adding some Christmas cheer to the 815 area, and hopefully earning some "fun money" for yourself!

My family spent the last weekend decorating our home for Christmas, and the feeling I get seeing it all finished is one of things I look forward to the most during the holiday season. It's truly amazing what looking at twinkling lights, ornaments and garland can do to improve someone's mood, and I'm assuming that is exactly what the City of Rockford is hoping to achieve with their new home decorating contest.

From now until Monday, December 14, the City of Rockford is asking residents to post pics of their homes fancied up in their holiday finest on social media using #Decorate815 for the chance to win $250 thanks to ComEd!

It doesn't matter if you like your outdoor decor gaudy to the max, or simplistically beautiful, Rockford needs to see it! As the City of Rockford said on Facebook;

Don’t miss this chance to join with your neighbors in creating a warm, vibrant neighborhood in spite of the challenges this pandemic has caused. Let’s really come together this holiday season!

Get to decorating and snapping those pics, Rockford, and don't forget to make the posts "public" when you share them so all of the 815 can see them too!

 

 

DECORATING THIS WEEKEND? Enter our Winter Decorating Challenge! This winter, we encourage all residents of the Rockford...

Posted by City of Rockford Government on Sunday, November 29, 2020

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