Greenwich Chamber of Commerce Announces Holiday Decorating Contest

Molly and Jackson Bogardus, 5 and 4 respectively, were real good sports about waiting in line for Santa photos. With Molly and Jackson were dad, Bill Bogardus, PE teacher at Riverside School and mom, Jennifer. Credit: Leslie Yager

Molly and Jackson Bogardus pumped for the holidays. Credit: Leslie Yager

The Greenwich Chamber of Commerce announces its annual holiday decorating contest for town businesses. The contest is open to all local businesses with a storefront and is not limited to Chamber members. Businesses are encouraged to decorate their storefronts in the spirit of the holidays and will be eligible to win a prize and special recognition for their efforts.

This year’s windows will be evaluated by four groups of judges. The town will be broken into four areas:

1) Central Greenwich (defined as starting from the intersection of North Street and E. Putnam Ave. and ending at the Anthropologie store on W. Putnam Ave.; includes Greenwich Avenue and all side streets),

2) Byram/Glenville/Pemberwick

3) Cos Cob/Riverside

4) Old Greenwich

There will be one winner per geographic area judged by the following category: Best Greenwich Holiday Storefront.

The judging begins on, December 1 st and will run through Monday, December 5th . Winners will be announced on Thursday, December 8th at the Chamber’s Holiday Party and Storefront Decorating Awards event which will be held at Bruce Museum, One Museum Drive from 5:30 – 7:00 p.m. This party is open to members and non-members. The public is welcome. RSVP is required.

Prizes include free advertising on the Chamber’s website or a free Chamber membership and special recognition at the Chamber’s well attended holiday party.

Register at Greenwichchamber.com, write greenwichchamber@greenwichchamber.com or call 869-3500. Fee: $20 for members; $30 for non-members.

The Greenwich Chamber of Commerce, an independent non-profit business organization, has served Greenwich since 1917. It will be celebrating its 100th anniversary next year. Its mission is to promote the well-being of the business community by advocating, promoting, connecting and educating businesses and the public.


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