POMEROY — The first of three contests by the Pomeroy Merchants Association with first place prizes of $50 will be held Saturday.
It will be the contest to select the candy-making champion and will be held at Peoples Bank.In addition to the first place prize of $50, a second place prize to be determined by the bank hosting the event, will be awarded.
Participants are to take six pieces of their homemade candy to the bank Saturday morning between 9 and 11:30 a.m.. The candy is to be presented on a paper plate covered with plastic with the name, address and phone number of the contestant written on the back, and the recipe attached. Judging will be done at noon and the winners will be contacted by telephone. A photograph of the first place winner will be taken when the prize is awarded.
The second contest will be for cookies and will be held on Dec. 8 at the Ohio Valley Bank in the Save-a- Lot store. The same rules apply for cookies as for the candy - six pieces on a paper place, personal information written on the back, and the recipe attached.
The third contest will be for homemade creative items of any kind to be held at Farmers Bank. The judging will be done at noon on Dec. 15. However, entries can be taken to the bank anytime during the week before the contest for display in the lobby. The name, address and phone number of the person entering their creation in the contest is to be attached.
Any Meigs County resident can participate in any or all of the three contests.
“If your candies and cookies are yummy and your homemade crafts or other creations are beautiful or unusual.the Pomeroy Merchants Association invites you to take part in these holiday contests.