How has the month flown by so fast? Congratulations to our winners! Prizes were delivered this afternoon. Thank you so much for taking the time to enter the For The Love of Renton First Annual Holiday Lighting Contest. The joy you bring to our community with your holiday spirit is contagious. Look forward to looking at your light displays the rest of December.
Angelo's Pizza & Pasta: Winner | Steve
Doofer's Bar & Grill: Winner | Wendi & Scott
Top of the Hill Produce: Winner | Abby & Chris
May you all enjoy the magic of the season. No matter what life throws at you find the light and may it bring a smile to your face.
I absolutely love a good story and combine it with a family tradition then it's just too good not to share! I received a contest entry from someone which was followed with a story about why she entered the contest. I hope you enjoy the history of this sign as much as we did!
"Here's a picture of the original "Season Greetings" sign that my grandfather made for his family in the 1940s in Montana. The sign was given to my dad and it was by far the best Christmas decoration we had in Montana. Living on a ranch 5 miles from the closest neighbor, we didn't see a lot of decorations growing up-- but we always had our sign up. When I bought my first townhouse out here in Redmond in 1998, my dad had a replica of the sign made for me.. it is this