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Cast Your Vote for the Best Holiday Lights Display in WNY

Cast Your Vote for the Best Holiday Lights Display in WNY

10 finalists, from more than 120 entries that were received, are competing for the grand prize in the WGRZ 'Home for the Holidays' contest. (Click on the headline if you're not seeing all the competitors' photos.) Cast your vote for WNY's best holiday lights display below.

(Press 'Control' and the + button to enlarge the images. Press 'Control' and the - button to go back to original size. One vote is allowed per person per day.)

The winner will be announced Friday, December 23, after voting closes at 4 p.m. Click here for Official Contest Rules

Enter to Win a 'Home for the Holidays' Southwest Airlines Vacation Package

Enter to Win a 'Home for the Holidays' Southwest Airlines Vacation Package

See all the entries here.

See the finalists here.

Who’s got the best-decorated home in Western New York?

If your electric bill spikes every December because you can’t help turning your yard into the Las Vegas of the East … if cars slow down as they pass your home so passengers can gawk at your lights … or if you simply have the most tasteful holiday display on the block, then you should get the recognition you deserve!

Enter to Win a ‘Home for the Holidays’ Southwest Airlines Vacation Package

Ford Friendship Express Applications are Due Dec. 15

Ford Friendship Express Applications are Due Dec. 15

Local nonprofit organization will drive away in a new Ford van this February

BUFFALO, N.Y. – Today, The Ford Dealers of Western New York issued a reminder that there’s only one week remaining for nonprofit organizations in the WNY-area to apply for a new van through the 2012 Ford Friendship Express program. The deadline to submit applications is next Thursday, December 15 for all eligible groups.

'Home for the Holidays' Finalists to Date

'Home for the Holidays' Finalists to Date

10 finalists will be competing for the grand prize in the WGRZ 'Home for the Holidays' contest. Tune in to Daybreak every weekday morning from December 5 through December 16 to see if your holiday lights display has been selected. Each finalist receives a new Nintendo Wii "Go Vacation" game and moves on to the final round.

On Friday, December 16, the voting begins. Come back to this page to cast your vote for the best holiday lights display in Western New York. The grand prize is a Southwest Airlines vacation package featuring two tickets anywhere in the continental USA that Southwest flies, plus a three-night hotel stay.

The deadline for entries is Thursday, December 15 at 5 p.m.

Gilda’s Club WNY Celebrates the 10th Anniversary of Its Holiday Event

Gilda’s Club WNY Celebrates the 10th Anniversary of Its Holiday Event

By Sarah Zawadzki

Gilda’s Club Western New York is hosting its annual Gingerbread…Gifts…Glitz event.  The event runs from December 1-4 and will be held at the Gilda’s Club clubhouse located at 1140 Delaware Avenue, corner of West Ferry, in Buffalo.

The Gingerbread….Gifts…Glitz event kicks off with a preview cocktail party on Thursday, December 1 from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. The cocktail party will have a special preview of over 20 local artists who will be selling jewelry, pottery, photography, Buffalo-themed gifts, and more! These artists generously donate 20% of their profits to Gilda’s Club Western New York. The tickets for the cocktail party are $50 per person and can be ordered by calling (716) 332-5900 ext. 203 or by visiting the event website at www.gingerbreadevent.org.

2 Your Town 'Post the Most' Contest Winner: Day 7

2 Your Town 'Post the Most' Contest Winner: Day 7

Enter the WGRZ-2 Your Town Post the Most Contest 

Post your way to prizes this holiday season by entering today

Open to all active WGRZ Community Content Providers (CCPs):

Simply post content to any of the WGRZ-2 Your Town websites, today through November 23, to be entered to win a copy of the NEW “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2” Blu-Ray/DVD/digital release. The more you post, the better your odds.

One winner will be selected by random drawing each weekday from all CCPs who posted a story that day. (Weekend entries will be entered into Monday’s drawing.) Good luck!

 

Congratulations to Our Day 7 Winner (Tues., Nov. 22)

Dawn Cwierley

Manager of Public Relations, Kenmore Mercy Hospital

 

Special Harry Potter Offer for Community Bloggers

Special Harry Potter Offer for Community Bloggers

ANNOUNCING the WGRZ-2 Your Town ‘Harry Potter Sweepstakes’

Post your way to prizes this holiday season by entering the ‘Harry Potter Sweepstakes’

Open to all active WGRZ Community Content Providers (CCPs):

Simply post content to any of the WGRZ-2 Your Town websites during the next eight business days to be entered to win a copy of the NEW “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2” Blu-Ray/DVD/digital release. The more you post, the better your odds.

One winner will be selected by random drawing each weekday beginning Monday, November 14 and ending Wednesday, November 23, from all CCPs who posted a story that day. (Weekend entries will be entered into Monday’s drawing.)

A total of eight winners will be chosen.