Christmas Decorating Contest is open to area homes and businesses with voting proceeds to benefit Sully Central Park and charities.
Help promote the Christmas spirit throughout the area and support good causes in the process with the first Lynnville-Sully Area Outdoor Christmas Decorating Contest. 
Here’s how it works:
REGISTER: To enter your home or business, go online and visit www.sullyia.com, www.vanwijk-winery.com, or www.hometown-pressia.com (the link is http://events.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=56cozalab&oeidk=a07ea81gr4e2e966e82)

between Nov. 13-28. Enter your name, address, and the charity you want voting proceeds to go to.  

The cost to register is $10 (to cover administrative costs).
DECORATE: After registering, community members are encouraged to decorate their homes and/or businesses. Anywhere with an address is eligible.
VOTE: Registered addresses will be listed in the Hometown Press and online. The community is invited to view the decorated homes and businesses and vote for their favorites from Dec. 8-20. Each vote costs $1, and voting is unlimited. Voting can be done with credit card at the websites listed above or with cash at the Hometown Press or Van Wijk Winery in Sully.  The link to vote is 

http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?oeidk=a07ea81j5fn5efe0a39&llr=56cozalab

PROCEEDS: Half of the voting proceeds will go toward the continued development of Sully Central Park. The remaining half of the proceeds from the voting will be divided between the charities of the top three vote-getters (first – 50 percent, second – 30 percent, and third – 20 percent). The winners will be announced in the Hometown Press the last week in December.