The winners of the Merry Matlacha Christmas Decorating Contest are Jim and Marie Cahill for their home at 11811 Island Ave.?The contest was sponsored by the Matlacha Island Chamber of Com-merce.?When told that her home had won the contest, Cahill said, "My husband will be so happy. He worked very hard; it's a big job."
The Cahills will be presented with the 2013 Christmas Decorating Contest 2013 trophy and a $50 gift certificate to Miceli's Restaurant at a ceremony to be held at the Lovegrove Gallery and Gardens Sunday at 3 p.m.?Merry Matlacha is being celebrated by members of the Matlacha Island Chamber of Commerce.
As part of the seasonal event, merchants are offering discounts and special promotions. Savings trees, where the discounts can be obtained, are located at Net Shops USA, Tropical Treasures and Lovegrove Gallery and Gardens, all in Matlacha.
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