The Kiely family of Colusa was announced as the best of show for the Colusa County Christmas Decorating and Light Contest hosted by Mini Miss Colusa County Alexis Avera, and Miss Colusa County Hannah Azevedo.

Mini Miss and Miss Colusa County announced two winners for its Christmas Decorations and Lights Contest.

On Saturday, both Mini Miss, Alexis Avera, and Miss Colusa County, Hannah Azevedo drove around the area and selected ‘best of show’ and ‘most uniuqe’ Christmas Decorations.
“It was really fun looking at the houses that entered. We had a total of five entries, two in Colusa and three in Maxwell,” said Azevedo.

Those awarded included the Kiely Family on Allen Circle in Colusa. He was awarded ‘best of show’ title and given a gift basket. Kiely’s home included an animated Santa Claus, a Grinch, Snoopy and Minions paired with a plethora of lights and many other inflatables.

“It’s really nice to see someone bringing back a tradition we had with the Lions Club,” said Kiely.

The title of ‘most unique’ was awarded to the Pearson Family on North Street in Maxwell. The Pearson’s received a gift basket of goodies.

“We would like to thank all of this years participants and hope to see more entries next year,” said Azevedo. “I also hope future Mini Miss and Miss Colusa County continue this as an annual tradition in the future.”■