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Posted on: December 27, 2022

City’s Beautification Board Announces Holiday Light Contest Award Winners

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The winners are recognized for the Holiday decorations made to both commercial and residential properties within the City. 

The 2022 Holiday Light Decorating Contest Winners

Best Residential Display:

  • The McCaffrey Family – 4843 Hickory Oak Drive – 1st Place
  • The Packen Family - 6006 Summit View Drive – Second Place
  • The Watrous Family - 122 S. Brooksville Avenue – Third Place
  •  The Rodgers Family - 960 Coachlight Lane – Most Creative 
  • The Caldarella Family- 444 N. Lemon Street – Most Spirit
  • The Morales Family - 532 Oakhill Court – Most Festive 
  • The Dirksen Family -205 Sunset Drive – Honorable Mention

Best Commercial Display:  Treiman House at 133 S. Brooksville Ave, Owner, Karen Beasley

Festive Nominees:

  • 204 Sunset Drive
  • 107 Sunset Drive
  • 811 Howell Ave.
  • 811 Howell Ave.
  • 31 North Ave.
  • 740 Fernwood Drive
  • 750 Fernwood Drive
  • 977 Coachlight Lane

The Board is appointed by City Council and consists of seven (7) voting members and a City Council representative. This board is responsible for the beautification of the City of Brooksville through education of the citizens, utilizing contests, information, award programs, as well as the Adopt-A-Street Program. The Board Members serve four-year staggered terms of office, all expiring in December of their respective term.  Currently there are two vacant board positions and one non-voting Student Representative Position.

For more information on the Beautification Board or it’s programs, please call the City of Brooksville, Parks & Recreation Department at 352-540-3830.

Nomination forms for a Beautification award can be found here:

Applications for the Beautification Advisory Board Positions can be found here:

Photo Caption:

L to R:  Rodgers Family, Caldarella Family, Kathy Middleton - Beautification Board Chair, Cindy Mahon Gandy – Beautification Board Member, Jo-Anne Peck – Beautification Board Member, McCaffrey Family, Morales Family, Watrous Family

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