FOLEY – Winners of the annual Christmas Tree Decoration Contest were announced Friday, Dec. 8, during the Christmas in the Park celebration held at Heritage Park in Foley.

A total of 15 trees were decorated by local businesses and community organizations. Mayor Ralph Hellmich announced the winners before the lighting of the city Christmas Tree. 

The first place award went to Foley Elementary School for their tree decorated by students.

Cooper Farms received the second place award. Third place went to Oak Hill Turf Farm.

Honorable mention awards went to the Bon Secour Chapter of the NSDAR and to Darlene’s Hair Salon.

Other participants included Momentum Marine & RV, the Foley Sister Cities Commission Inc., the Foley Public Library, Walker Hometown Animal Care, Alabama Credit Union, Fleurish Farms, The Dream Center of Baldwin County, Rachel Sells the Gulf Coast, Emerald Inc. Art Studio, the Gulf Shores Garden Club and Island Times Office Suites.

The trees will be on display during the holiday season near the pavilion in Heritage Park.