The Orleans Chamber of Commerce invites Orleans residents and business owners to take part in its 2022 annual Christmas Lighting and Decorating Contest, open to all residential properties in Orleans located within a five-mile radius.

All Orleans merchants and business owners are also invited to enter their decorated and lighted store windows for judging.

Deadline for all entries is Dec. 9 and the contest will be judged Dec. 12. Prizes will be awarded for best overall decorating.

Nominations for the Christmas Lighting Contest may be mailed to the Orleans Chamber of Commerce, P.O. Box 9 or dropped off at Orleans Town Hall or via email Those wishing to fax their enteries may do so to 812-865-3413.

All entries must include the owner’s name, address, telephone number, and detailed driving directions. For more information contact the Orleans Chamber office at 812-865-9930