July 13, 2020 - The City of Des Plaines is proud to announce the winners of the Red, White Blue and (not so) Blue Community decorating contest. Almost 3 dozen registrants accepted the challenge and decorated their home or business in bunting, balloons and lights for this year's contest.
Here are the winning properties and the category in which they were entered:
1. Binkley Family
2. Gheorghe and Florica Pavel
3. Kemper Family
1. MBD Martial Arts
2. Rico’s Fitness and Boxing
Outstanding Nonprofit Organization/Club
1. Des Plaines Park District
2. Des Plaines Arts Council
3. Partnership Financial Credit Union and Center of Concern
We’d also like to give special recognition to MBD Martial Arts recipient of the 2020 Grand Marshal’s Award, presented by the American Legion, Post 36. The American Legion was scheduled to serve as the Grand Marshal in our annual parade on July 4th. As a way to recognize their Centennial Celebration and contribution to the community we partnered with them to present this additional award for patriotic spirit.
The City thanks everyone who entered and decorated their properties and those who participated by voting for their favorites!
|Binkley Family - 1374 East Algonquin Rd.|
|Gheorghe and Florica Pavel - 845 N. Golf Cul de Sac|
|Kemper Family - 1172 East Walnut Ave.|
|MBD Martial Arts - 1508 Miner St.|
|Rico's Fitness and Boxing - 1631 Oakton Pl.|
|Des Plaines Park District - 515 East Thacker|
|Des Plaines Arts Council - 1395 Dennis Pl.|
|Partnership Financial Credit Union - 58 E. Northwest Hwy.|
|Center of Concern - 1665 Elk Blvd.|