14th Annual Marco Island Christmas Home and Business Decorating Contest Winners for 2010 are:
First Place for winning holiday house decorations are Albino and Julia Martinez at 975 Leo Ct. and First Place for winning business is Marco Island Florist at 178 Barfield Dr. The final judging took place Friday the 17th. House Decorating winner received a yard sign designation and $500 from event sponsor, LCEC. Winning Business received a winner plaque an yard sign to honor first place.
Additional sponsors were Centennial Bank and Marco Island Trolley. The number of participating homes and businesses of the contest, which has been chaired by Dave Rice since 1997, has grown substantially each year.
2010 Finalists –Top 10 Homes:
1208 Fruitland, 1232 Fruitland, 91 Bermuda, 464 Spinnaker, 1769 North Collier, 780 Copeland, 975 Leo Ct., 1482 Leland, 1591 Galleon, 1821 Dogwood
2010 Properties Worth Seeing:
870 Eubanks, 450 Spinnaker, 650 Solano, 1285 Orange Ct., 336 Capistrano, 151 Channel, 1601 Windmill, 393 So. Barfield, 1220 Marianna
Winners of previous years are ineligible to enter the contest for 5 years
The 2010 Judging Teams are Donna & Jim Rohrbach, Bob Boland, Carla and Mike Mickes, Judy & Larry Sacher, Nancy & Joe Carrington, Debbie & Marty Roddy, Susan & Ken Kubat, Liz & Bill Doyle, Diane & Ken Honecker, Linda Turner & Jerry Swiacki, Paula & Richard Robinson, Richard & Ann Niess and Jeanne & Dave Rice.