Get out the strands of lights, the plastic reindeer and the inflatable Santa.  OMU has teamed up with Owensboro's Neighborhood Alliance Program for the annual Golden Santa Award.  If you're decorating the outside of your home for Christmas, you could win prize money!

Matt Cardy/Getty Images
Matt Cardy/Getty Images

The winner of the 2018 Golden Santa Award will win a $250 OMU gift certificate and a lighted yard sign.  Plus, you get automatic bragging rights and recognition from the Owensboro City Commission!

According to the official contest rules, entries "will be judged on originality, use of light, color, design and movement."  The deadline for entry and consideration is Wednesday, December 12th.  The official judging will take place on Monday, December 17.

Anyone interested in entering the contest or making a nomination can do so by calling OMU at 270-926-3200 or the City Action Line at 270-687-4444.  You can also enter online at or by visiting OMU’s Customer Service Center at 2070 Tamarack Road.

This contest is open to OMU customers within the city limits.

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