DRA encourages Opp merchants to decorate

Published 12:00 am Saturday, November 27, 2010

Local Opp businesses who show off their Christmas cheer may be rewarded.

The Downtown Redevelopment Authority encourages local businesses to decorate their storefronts and exteriors of the businesses in Christmas décor.

Local merchants are asked to include decorations that the public may enjoy at night.

The DRA will award the top three participants with cash prizes – first place, $300, second place $100 and third place, $100.

All businesses must sign up with the DRA no later than Mon., Dec. 13, and judging will be held Wed., Dec. 15.

For more information, call Geraldine Boothe at 493-6725 or Robin Bowers at 493-3888.