We are pleased to announce that Century 21 Advantage (Columbia) is hosting the Home for the Holidays Christmas Light Decorating Contest for Columbia & Waterloo residents!! Find your inner Clark Griswald, pull out those lights from storage and get decorating! To enter the contest, please call our office at (618) 281-7621 or email Angi at metroeast@charter.net or Sam at samrow@charter.net before 5:00 p.m. on December 5, 2008. Voting will take place December 7-14. To vote, call or email our office to get a ballot. We will also have a copy in our ad in the Monroe County Clarion ad on December 10 & 14 in the Real Estate section.  You may then email your ballot or drop it off at the office. 
To commence the festivities, we will be hosting a Holiday Party at our office at 103 S. Main Street in Columbia on December 14, 2008 from 4-7 p.m. with home baked cookies, refreshments and pictures with Santa. A FREE picture with Santa for each new unwrapped toy to be donated to our Toys for Tots drive or you can donate $5.00 for the picture, which we will use to purchase toys for Toys for Tots. Winners of the Home for the Holidays Light Decorating Contest will be announced just after 7:00 p.m. that evening and cash prizes awarded to winners between 7:15 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Prizes for the winners will be “braggin’ right” signs for your front yard & Visa Gift Cards in the following amounts:
1ST PLACE = $125.00
2ND PLACE = $100.00
3rd PLACE = $75.00
4th PLACE = $50.00
5TH PLACE = $25.00
Don’t forget to get all your family and friends to vote for you! Anyone can vote – not just Columbia & Waterloo residents!!