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GDC 2018 storefront window and lighting display contest winners announced

Holiday Window and Lighting Display contest winners. GDC Facebook page

Winners of the Greater Downtown Council’s 13th annual Holiday Window and Lighting Display contest were announced today during the GDC’s Downtown Perk quarterly breakfast meeting.

Nineteen businesses participated in the contest. The winners:


Most Original Storefront
Commercial — CSL Plasma
Retail — Salon Capelli

Most Traditional Storefront
Commercial — A & L Properties
Retail — Lester River Trading Co

Peoples’ Choice
Commercial — CSL Plasma
Retail — Salon Capelli

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Official judging took place November 19 and was based on execution of theme and design presentation. This year’s judges were Patrice Bradley, CEO & Creative Director at Swim Creative, Kathleen Pennington, advertising sales manager Duluth News Tribune and Alan Josephson Art Director at the Flint Group.

Participating in the Holiday Window & Lighting Display contest are: A & L Properties, Art in the Alley, CSL Plasma Services, Duluth Area Family YMCA, Duluth Coffee Company, Duluth Pack, Duluth Trading Company, Electric Fetus, Fitger’s, Grandma’s Marathon, Lake Superior Art Glass, Lester River Trading Co, Market Day Duluth, Minnesota Power, Minnesota Surplus & Outfitters, PS Rudie, Salon Capelli, Tischer Photographic Gallery and Whimsy.

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