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Deck Your House and Win $100,000 for Mineola Public Schools

Get out the lights and holly. Your decorating could net $100,000 to our schools.

Don’t miss out on this opportunity to win a $100,000 gift to the Mineola Public Schools.

Patch.com is launching a nationwide contest to find the best dressed home in its Patch communities, and the winner’s school district will receive $100,000, no strings attached.

Here’s how the contest works. Beginning on Dec. 8 and continuing through Dec. 26, you can nominate your home by uploading a photo to the contest entry form on the site. During that same time period you and your neighbors will also be able to vote for your favorite festive home. The winning entry will be forwarded to a national Patch judge that will select 24 finalists. Each finalist will receive $500 that they can apply to their December electric bill.

From Dec. 30 through Jan. 8 you will be able to vote for the Best Decked House in all of Patch. The grand prize winner’s school district will receive a $100,000 check from Patch.

So, get out your lights and ladders (and your competitive spirit)! Whether your style is sophisticated or silly, we want you to dress up your house in the name of good cheer and our kids. At the very least, Mineola will be decked out like it’s never been before. And if we win, what better gift could we give to Mineola kids?

Enter Now! deckthehouse.patch.com/contest/mineola

If you’ve got any questions, post them below and we’ll share the answers with everyone in town. Click here for full .

Geoffrey Walter December 16, 2011 at 05:43 PM
Please keep all comments in this article related to the Deck the Halls contest. Thank you.
mimi December 16, 2011 at 11:07 PM
No problem Geoff.
Eileen Lusardi December 23, 2011 at 11:43 PM
Someone from Mineola entered...so go vote only once per day!
Eileen Lusardi December 27, 2011 at 04:48 PM
Vote on Dec 30th for the Hale house in Mineola....you never know!
Vincent January 14, 2012 at 01:21 AM
Speaking of contests, anyone know who won this one?

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