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Eleven entries for the first Gingerbread House decorating competition

Eleven talented gingerbread house creators and their helpers brought their entries to the Prestige Oceanfront Resort and had them on display where supporters could vote for their favourites and donate to the Sooke Food bank at the same time. The event raised $616 for the Sooke Christmas Bureau.

Gingerbread House Contest Winners:

Grand Prize – Two night stay at any Prestige Hotels and Resort plus a $150. Ric’s Grill Gift Certificate, NEḴÁ Á,LEṈ (Green House in SENĆOŦEN) – Jen Dumont

Second Prize – $100 Ric’s Grill Gift Certificate, The Holly and the Ivy Cottage – Carol Christie.

Third Prize – $50 Ric’s Grill Gift Certificate, A Good Life – Kathy and Beau Hicks.

Thank you to all contestants for their amaz- ing creations and their support of the Sooke Christmas Bureau.

Entry 1 – First Frost by Krista Davis

Entry 2 – Here Comes The Wind – Kari Osselton – Sooke Chamber of Commerce

Entry 3 – The Holly and the Ivy Cottage – Carol Christie

Entry 4 – The Teddy Bear’s Animal House – Donna Sutherland

Entry 5 – Go Green Farm – Debby Stolth

Entry 6 – Christmas at Holly Farm – Sharon Sterling

Entry 7 – NEḴÁ Á,LEṈ (Green House in SENĆOŦEN) – Jen Dumont

Entry 8 – Victorian Era House – Cheryl Chalifour

Entry 9 – Generation Station – Dave McClimon and family

Entry 10 – Santa Claus’s Cabin – Emily Percival-Paterson and Cara Marks

Entry 11 – A Good Life – Kathy and Beau Hicks.

See all of the photos online at: www.sookenewsmirror.com, click on Photo Store/Gallery.