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Snowed Inn wins Festival of Lights

KILLINGTON- With 25 area businesses competing for the best light display, Snowed Inn had it's challengers. However, after a full tour of the field on Dec. 11, all four judges unanimously ranked Snowed Inn with the highest marks. "Theirs just had the best 'wow' factor, it was very impressive when we first pulled in," said John Harniman, a judge representing The Mountain Times. Kate Seymour, a representative judge from the Town of Killington agreed, "I like the way everything is lit up, their sign, their entrance, their roof line, it just looks great!"

The Snowed Inn received a blackout pass from Killington Resort, a $1,000 ad package from The Mountain Times and a plaque to display at the Inn.

The runner up award was an even more competitive race, with Mountain Meadows Lodge, Greenbrier, Northstar Lodge, Birch Ridge Inn and Santa Fe Steakhouse, among others in the running. When the votes were tallied it was Greenbrier that edged out the others; they will also receive a plaque for their well done light display.

The Festival of Lights was organized in partnership by Killington Town, The Mountain Times and Killington Chamber of Commerce, with Killington Resort generously donating the blackout pass for the winner.

"It's great to see the holiday spirit around town and I am hoping it will increase again next year!" said Amy Morrison, events and marketing coordinator for the town.