The Holiday Window Contest In Downtown Peterborough Was A Merry Time

The Toy Shop of Peterborough has won the 2017 Holiday Window Contest in downtown Peterborough. The display at 176 Hunter Street West is full of colour and encompassed the Canadian theme, capturing the attention of the judges from Big Brothers Big Sisters of Peterborough.
 
“We had a lot of fun decorating our display and incorporating the Canada 150 theme for the Holiday Window Contest,” says Jean Grant, owner of The Toy Shop, which will be donating the $300 grand prize to the Salvation Army Toy Drive.

DBIA Executive Director Terry Guiel presents Toy Shop owner Jean Grant with her first place prize in the annual Holiday Window Contest.

DBIA Executive Director Terry Guiel presents Toy Shop owner Jean Grant with her first place prize in the annual Holiday Window Contest.

Second place goes to Watson and Lou at 383 Water Street and third place goes to Needles in the Hay at 385 Water Street.

Erin Watson, co-owner of Watson & Lou, receives her second place award in the annual Holiday Window Contest from DBIA Executive Director Terry Guiel.

Erin Watson, co-owner of Watson & Lou, receives her second place award in the annual Holiday Window Contest from DBIA Executive Director Terry Guiel.

Third place award

Third place award

“It’s great to see so many stores lit up and decorated with all things Canadian for the holiday season,” says Terry Guiel, Executive Director of the Downtown Business Improvement Area. “It was also a lot of fun hosting Big Brothers Big Sisters as our judges and seeing how excited the kids were to be a part of this."

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Peterborough promotes the growth and development of at-risk children and youth in our community through the provision of mentoring programs with positive adult role models.

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