GCEA launches Christmas Decorating Contest for schools and businesses
(Capitol Hill, Saipan – October 12, 2022) The Governor’s Council of Economic Advisers (GCEA) recently launched the Christmas Decorating Contest for schools and businesses. This holiday season, school groups/organizations and businesses in the CNMI are invited to make the Marianas festive and decorative by cleaning, beautifying, and decorating their school campuses and businesses. Christmas decoration entries will be accepted from now until December 30, 2022.
To enter, participants must take a minimum of three (3) photos that showcases their lights and decorations. The entries will be scored by a panel of judges according to criteria such as "Beautification," "Creativity," and "Festivity," and bonus for using recycled, repurposed, or upcycled materials in their décor. Schools will win education tax credit award and businesses will win hardware store credit.
The deadline for photo submissions to the firstname.lastname@example.org is on Friday, Dec. 30, 2022. Final entries will be uploaded on the GCEA Facebook page by Jan. 03, 2023. Winners will be announced on Jan. 13, 2023, but prizes will be awarded during the end-of-the-year awards ceremony.
Edna Nisola/Justine Nauta
Governor’s Council of Economic Advisers