With the help of contest co-sponsors Connections Magazine, 95-3 DNH, Classic Hits 105, The Wayne Independent, The Moscow Villager and The Carbondale News, the Greater Honesdale Partnership will be hosting its 8th annual scarecrow contest in conjunction with Harvest & Heritage Days, which is scheduled for October 12-13 and sponsored by Wayne Bank.
This year’s theme is “Superheroes” and each scarecrow will be either a well-known superhero or a superhero of the makers own imagination. As in the past, entries will be judged for creativity by a panel of four GHP members.
Beginning Oct. 1, you will be able to find one of these creative scarecrows at the following Honesdale area businesses: Bethany Village, 150 Noble Ln., (Bethany); Northeastern Gastroenterology, 1860 Fair Ave.; Pediatric Practices of Northeastern PA, 1837 Fair Ave.; Wayne County Public Library, 1406 Main St.; Wayne County YMCA, 105 Park St.,, Gina Lenz Photography, 313 Park St.; Northeast Med-Equip/Stephens Pharmacy, 1101 Main St.; Olsommer-Clarke Insurance, 1014 Church St.; First National Community Bank, 1001 Main St.; Jeannie’s Chapel Street Salon, One Chapel St.; Sweet Susie’s Philadelphia Water Ice, 112 C 10th St.; The Dime Bank, 820 Church St.; Mary Beth Bridals & Boutique, 849 Main St.; Art’s for Babies & Beyond, 843 Main St.; The Honesdale National Bank, 733 Main St.; The Honesdale National Bank, 724 Main St.; Wayne Bank, 717 Main St.; Workforce Wayne/WEDCO, 32 Commercial St., lower level; Sunflower Hollow, 630 Main St.; The Cat’s Pajamas, 621 Main St.; Morning Glory Gifts, 617 Main St.; Michael Lehutsky, Esq., 613 Main St.; MB’s Shear Expressions, 530 Main St.; Laurel’s Hometown Café, 526 Main St.; Honesdale Greenhouse Flowers, 524 Main St.; Wallflower, 513 Main St.; Summit Mortgage Corp., 416 Main St.; Branning Podiatry, 310 Sunrise Ave.; Sprout Dental, 157 Sunrise Ave.; Horizon Dental Care at Cherry Ridge, 3025 Lake Ariel Hwy.; Cherry Ridge Vet Clinis, 328 Wanoka Rd.; Citizens Savings Bank, 335 Willow Ave.; Apple Day Spa & Hair Restoration Salon, 152 Grandview Ave.; A Picker’s Find, 1098 Texas Palmyra Hwy.; The Honesdale National Bank, 1217 Texas Palmyra Hwy.; Koberlein Environmental, 188 Beach Lake Hwy.; Antler Ridge Winery, 1302 Roosevelt Hwy. (Waymart); Lackawanna College, 8 Silk Mill Dr. (Hawley). Thirty-eight in all.
Last year’s top winners were: Sunflower Hollow in third place, Olsommer-Clarke Insurance in second place and Freedom from Calls Answering Service, which took the first-place honors.
Be sure to take a ride and get a look at all these wonderful Scarecrows. They will be on display until Oct. 15 and the winners will be announced in the Oct. 17 edition of The Wayne Independent and announced on 95-3 DNH and Classic Hits 105.3.
The top 10 winners will also appear in the November edition of Connections Magazine.
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