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Light Up Princeton; deadline for annual Christmas contest set for Dec. 5

To enter, call 815-875-2616

Princeton Area Chamber of Commerce’s annual Christmas contest, Light Up Princeton, has set its entry deadline for Dec. 5. To enter, call the Chamber at 815-875-2616.

The Princeton Area Chamber of Commerce’s annual Christmas contest, Light Up Princeton, has set its entry deadline for Dec. 5. To enter, call the Chamber at 815-875-2616.

There is no cost to enter. The contest will feature prizes sponsored by the Chamber’s newest member, RWE Renewables.

RWE Renewables is an energy company that develops, owns and operates many forms of power generation worldwide. The company has been operating in the U.S. since 2007 and focuses on wind, solar and battery storage energy production.

RWE has added enough renewable energy to the U.S. grid to power 1.5 million homes and has constructed 30 wind farms across seven states. RWE has main offices in Chicago, Austin and Pittsburgh. RWE also works out of a local office in Princeton.

The categories for this year’s contest include Chamber’s Choice ($200), voted on by the Chamber and Ambassador Club; People’s Choice ($100), voted on by the Chamber’s Facebook page; Seniors Choice ($100), voted on by local senior home residents; Most Tradition ($75); Most Elegant ($75); and Clark Griswold ($75) - description needed.

The contest is open to all residents with a Princeton address. Judging will take place Dec. 15. Judging for People’s Choice will take place on the Princeton Area Chamber of Commerce Facebook page Dec. 16-23.

For questions or more information, call the Chamber at 815-875-2616.