DISPLAY YOUR HOLIDAY SPIRIT!
Everyone knows that moths can't resist a flame. Same principle with people. Light your shop windows, your storefronts, your ground floor offices, and watch what happens. Instant people! Just like that, you've made your part of Sandy springs a lot brighter. Not to mention friendlier, warmer and more inviting. And the cost? Pennies a night. Even Scrooge would approve.
Join in the holiday sparkle. All Sandy Springs business owners are invited to display their seasonal spirit in a holiday competition of decor and lights. Each business has the freedom to choose a holiday theme as the basis of their decor, and express themselves for the enjoyment of their customers and the community.
The winning storefront will be announced during the Sandy Springs City Council meeting to be held on December 18, 2012 at 6 p.m. at Sandy Springs City Hall (7840 Roswell Road, Building 500, Sandy Springs, Ga. 30350).
The contest is a joint collaboration of the City of Sandy Springs, Sandy Springs Hospitality and Tourism and the Sandy Springs/Perimeter Chamber of Commerce.
Guidelines and Contest Information
The competition is open to all businesses within the Sandy Springs city limits. The goal is to foster a positive community spirit and light up the holiday season around Sandy Springs.
Businesses wishing to compete must complete the registration form.
All participating businesses will be judged on the decorated fronts of their locales visible from the street. The holiday décor should represent the Holiday Spirit of Sandy Springs, and be expressed in an inviting and festive way for all consumers and visitors to the community. It is not intended to be promotional in nature, but rather a celebration of the season.
All participating businesses may depict a holiday theme(s) of their choice. The holiday chosen must be relative to the time of year and fall within a 60 day window of November 7 to January 7.
1. Creativity and Originality
2. Best Expression of Theme
3. Best use of Lighting
4. Best use of Available Space
5. Overall Design Quality and Presentation
The judging for the 2012 competition will take place during a 2-day period: Saturday, December 15 and Sunday, December 16. All businesses are requested to turn their lights on at 5:30 and keep them on until midnight.
Current Sparkle Sandy Springs Entrants
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Creative Commons Photo Credit: Flickr user Luxxian Flair