MET 121117 Master Gardeners
Winning design: The Wabash Valley Master Gardeners were awarded first place at this year's Christmas in the Park. This is the 31st annual Christmas in the Park. 19 organizations participated and all were awarded cash prizes. The for-profit companies chose charities to donate their winnings to. While the Master Gardeners grabbed first place, the panel of judges gave second place to the P.S. We Love You fund and Sarah Scott Middle School was awarded third place for their musical light show. Fleshner, Star, Tanoos, and Newlin won the peoples choice award and donated their prize to Riley Children's Hospital. In all, First Financial Bank gave $13,500 out to help the community. The judges this year were Judge David Bolk, Mary Kramer of Art Spaces, and Captain Ilona Schaal of the Vigo County Salvation Army. Christmas in the Park will run every night from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. until December 27th.