Castlegar goes all out for Making Spirits Bright challenge

The winner in the Castlegar News, City of Castlegar Making Spirits Bright challenge was Stan Folster at 2620 4th Avenue. See the full story and more photos on page 12. Photo: Jennifer SmallThe winner in the Castlegar News, City of Castlegar Making Spirits Bright challenge was Stan Folster at 2620 4th Avenue. See the full story and more photos on page 12. Photo: Jennifer Small
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The winner of the Making Spirits Bright challenge was 2620 4th Avenue. Councillors Heaton-Sherstobitoff (right) and Dan Rye (left) along with the winner, Stan Folster. FortisBC was not able to attend but donated a $100 gift certificate to Kootenay Market and a Napoleon P500 BBQ to the winner. Photo: City of CastlegarThe winner of the Making Spirits Bright challenge was 2620 4th Avenue. Councillors Heaton-Sherstobitoff (right) and Dan Rye (left) along with the winner, Stan Folster. FortisBC was not able to attend but donated a $100 gift certificate to Kootenay Market and a Napoleon P500 BBQ to the winner. Photo: City of Castlegar
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This Ferris wheel was one of the reasons Stan Folster took first place. Photo: City of CastlegarThis Ferris wheel was one of the reasons Stan Folster took first place. Photo: City of Castlegar
The most creative prize went to 2405 10th Avenue. L-R: Councillors Sue Heaton-Sherstobitoff and Dan Rye along with the winners, Iyla Morane and Brandon Fullerton, and Heather Anderson from the Winterfest Committee which donated two baskets full of goodies from Fundamentals and Castlegar Safeway. Photo: City of CastlegarThe most creative prize went to 2405 10th Avenue. L-R: Councillors Sue Heaton-Sherstobitoff and Dan Rye along with the winners, Iyla Morane and Brandon Fullerton, and Heather Anderson from the Winterfest Committee which donated two baskets full of goodies from Fundamentals and Castlegar Safeway. Photo: City of Castlegar
The flying lawn mowers garnered the most creative prize at 2405 10th Ave. Photo: Jennifer SmallThe flying lawn mowers garnered the most creative prize at 2405 10th Ave. Photo: Jennifer Small
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The winner in the Castlegar News, City of Castlegar Making Spirits Bright challenge was Stan Forster at 2620 4th Avenue. See the full story and more photos on page 12. Photo: Jennifer Small

Congratulations to the winners and the runners-up in the Making Spirits Bright challenge.

Castlegar News, the City of Castlegar and FortisBC partnered together to encourage Castlegar to share some cheer by going the extra mile with outdoor Christmas decorating this year.

Stan Folster at 2620 4th Avenue won the top prize for his Ferris wheel, hand made displays and lights. Folster received a $100 gift certificate to Kootenay Market and a Napoleon P500 BBQ, donated by FortisBC.

Iyla Morane and Brandon Fullerton at 2405 10th Avenue won the most creative category for their unique take on Santa’s sleigh featuring riding lawn mowers. They received two baskets full of goodies from Fundamentals and Castlegar Safeway, donated by the Castlegar Winterfest committee.

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