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Winners Announced: Downtown Riverhead Holiday Window Decorating Contest

Originally Posted: January 04, 2012

First Place Winner: "People for the Ethical Treatment of Elves," the theme of the window is Occupy North Pole. (Courtesy Photo: From East End Arts)

Riverhead - East End Arts is pleased to announce the winners from the 2011 Holiday Window Decorating Contest that took place in Downtown Riverhead during the month of December:

 • First Place: People for the Ethical Treatment of Elves. Theme: Occupy North Pole. Prize: $500 Cash.

 • Second Place: LaFace Construction. Prize: $125 Cash.

 • Third Place Tie: JJAM and The Red Collection
Prize: Each won Three Tickets to the Long Island Aquarium.

East End Arts thanks the Riverhead Town Board for donating the cash prizes, and the Long Island Aquarium for donating the tickets.

During December, Downtown Riverhead's otherwise empty storefront windows were filled with festive scenes and images to celebrate the holiday season. Fifteen local groups and businesses participated in the 2011 Holiday Window Decorating Contest: Riverside Group, IGHL, CRJ Services, Mercy-McGann High School, Barbara Bilotta, People for the Ethical Treatment of Elves, LaFace Construction, I Love Riverhead, Peconic Land Trust, JJAM, River & Roots Community Garden, Landsberg Design, Cherada Design, The Red Collection, Star Confectionary.

Public voting took place from December 4 through December 22 at the East End Arts Gallery to determine the best window display. The winning window display was announced on Tuesday, December 27 at the Riverhead Town Board Work Session.

For more information contact East End Arts at 631-727-0900.

East End Arts Council, established in 1972, is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization. Proceeds of all events, sales, classes, donations, and memberships benefit our mission of bringing the arts to everyone and inspiring our communities through service, advocacy and education.

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Katrina from Riverhead says::
Congrats to Nora, Mark, and everyone with P.E.T.E!
Jan 4, 2012 10:06 am


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