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Scarecrow Fest winners announced

— A number of friendly scarecrows, created by Cazenovia High School art students, were visible throughout the Historic Cazenovia Business District from Oct. 25 to 31 as part of the First Annual Scarecrow Fest.

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“Mechanic Scarecrow” by Riley Ramsden and Elliot Mitchell

Coordinated by the Greater Cazenovia Area Chamber of Commerce and sponsored by local businesses and community members, a panel of judges viewed the entries on Oct. 27 and awarded prizes for the top scarecrows.

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“Florist Scarecrow” by Gillian Brod and Malone Gabor

Area residents were encouraged to vote for their favorite, using orange ballots in all the area businesses, and the People’s Choice Award, which includes a family portrait session at Gene Gissin Photography, was announced on Oct. 31. Visit cazenoviarepublican.com to see photographs and the official results.

The winners of the First Annual Scarecrow Fest are:

—First place: “Mechanic Scarecrow” by Riley Ramsden and Elliot Mitchell

—Second place: “Florist Scarecrow” by Gillian Brod and Malone Gabor

—Second place: “Artist Scarecrow” by Natalie Roszel and Samantha Fox

—Third place: “Children Scarecrows Waiting for the Bus” by Zac Cali and Max Schaffner

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“Artist Scarecrow” by Natalie Roszel and Samantha Fox

The first-place winners will receive a $50 gift certificate from the GCACC. To account for a tie, both second place entries received a $35 gift certificate, and the third-place entry was awarded a $25 gift certificate.

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“Children Scarecrows Waiting for the Bus” by Zac Cali and Max Schaffne

Chamber representatives said that they hope to expand the contest next year and include community members’ entries.

The GCACC would like to thank Bill Paben, Barbara Bartlett, Bob Slodowitz, Jennifer Schutzendorf, Isabella, Gene Gissin, Tizzy’s and Lavender Blue, as well as the three judges, Bob Winston and John Hunter of J.D. Hunter Home and Jennifer Schutzendorf of The Gallery of CNY.

Pierce Smith is editor of the Cazenovia Republican. He can be reached at 434-8889 ext. 338 or editor@cazenoviarepublican.com

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cornelian 1 year, 9 months ago

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE CHAMBER FOR THE SCARECROW COMPETITION CAZENOVIA LOOKED FESTIVE AND GREAT WITH THE DISPLAY. I HOPE IT WILL BECOME A YEARLY EVENT..

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