Light the Shores Business Winners Announced

Businesses throughout St. Clair Shores have been decked out in with blinking lights, music and other holiday items in hopes of being named one of the top displays in the Light the Shores campaign. Winners were announced Monday.

The Harper Ave. Corridor Improvement Authority expanded the annual holiday lighting competition this year to include the entire city, and partnered with St. Clair Shores Patch to for the top displays in St. Clair Shores.

After four weeks of that ranged from simple bows on business awnings to intricate light and music productions, the winners were revealed at Monday's City Council meeting.

The winners and runners-up in each category were recognized at the meeting and received plaques created by :

Best Exterior Holiday Decoration

  • First place:
  • Runner-up:

Best Holiday Window Display

  • First place:
  • Runner-up: SFC Floors – Décor & More

Most Extreme Holiday Decoration – “The Griswold Christmas Vacation Award”

  • First place: Michigan Cosmetic and Laser Dentistry
  • Runners-up (three-way tie): American Home Medical and American Sleep Disorder Institute, ,

Favorite Holiday Shopping Tradition in St. Clair Shores

  • First place (tie): Viviano Flower Shop and

Some of the participating businesses also donated items for those who voted.

The winners of a sweatshirt are:

  • Elizabeth Plummer
  • Will Hunt
  • Lois Gates
  • Bill Loubiere

The winners of a gift from are:

  • Debra (no last name given)
  • Kellie Hibdon
  • Sharon (no last name given)
  • Onkel Wilhelm

The winners of a Fontanini snow globe from are:

  • Mary Cebulskie
  • Nikki Jones
  • Carrie (no last name given)
  • Kathy Eisengruber

The grand prize winner of a limited edition, hand-painted Ne’Qwa glass ornament titled “Children at Play,” featuring a reprint by famous Russian artist G. DeBrekht, from Viviano Flower Shop is:

  • Bonnie Cole Garofalo

Winners will be notified by email, and can pick up their prizes at the store.


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