Watkins Glen Christmas Names Contest Winners

The Village Christmas Committee announced winners of the parade and 5th Annual Chowder Cook-off held during the festival on December 4, 2009 in downtown Watkins Glen.5th Annual Chowder Cook-Off winners were: First – Watkins Glen Harbor Hotel’s Lobster and Corn Chowder; Second – Schuyler Hospital’s New England Clam Chowder; and Third – a newcomer to the event – Cannioto Builders with their Manhattan Clam Chowder and Fourth – The Arc of Schuyler’s Seafood Chowder. Honorable Mentions – Village Marina Bar & Grill, Lakewood Vineyards, Bleachers Bar & Grill, Maria’s, and Jerlando’s Ristorante . Thanks to all our entries! Great job!Winners of the Village Christmas parade sponsored by Wireless World Inc. were “Most Christmas Spirit – Freedom Village; “Most Decorated” – Trail Tamer Snowmobile Club of Schuyler County; “Most Decorated Fire Truck” – Big Flats Fire Department and “Judges Choice” – the Watkins Glen Post Office’s “Grinch Bug” with the Grinch and Cindy Lou! Congratulations and thanks to all of our other entries.Save the date: Next year’s event will be December 3, 2010.

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