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2012 Ford Focus Hockey Shootout Still a “Go”

2012 Ford Focus Hockey Shootout Still a “Go”

BUFFALO, NY – Despite mild winter temperatures, the Western New York Ford Dealers announced that the Ford Focus Hockey Shootout will still go on.  Taking place at the Labatt Blue Buffalo Street Hockey Tournament – ten lucky fans will get a chance to shoot-to-win a new 2012 Ford Focus.

“We’re gearing up for a big weekend at the Erie Basin Marina,” said Frank Downing, representative of the WNY Ford Dealers. “Mother Nature won’t stop us from having a good time; it’s still all about great people and outdoor hockey - ice or not.”

Elmwood-Bidwell Farmers Market Announces Annual Poster Competition

Elmwood-Bidwell Farmers Market Announces Annual Poster Competition

The Elmwood-Bidwell Farmers Market Board of Directors is holding its second annual poster contest to promote the outdoor market’s 2012 season. Entries for the poster competition are due by 5 p.m. Friday, March 9. Whether you’re a student studying the arts, a professional graphic designer or just someone with a creative streak, you’re invited to submit your design for an 11x17-inch color poster that accurately reflects the feel of the Elmwood-Bidwell Farmers Market. 

All entries should contain — but are not limited to — the following copy content:

Taste & Tradition

Elmwood-Bidwell Farmers Market

Zambito Family Takes Top Honors in Contest

Zambito Family Takes Top Honors in Contest

 

TONAWANDA, NY - 2 On Your Side's Kevin O'Neill had some fun with the Zambito family, winners of the WGRZ 2011 Home for the Holidays light display contest, on Thursday's Daybreak show. Click on the video link above to see his interview with the whole clan ... including Noah, the dog.

 

Congratulations to the Winner of WGRZ's 2011 Home for the Holidays Contest

Congratulations to the Winner of WGRZ's 2011 Home for the Holidays Contest

Congratulations to Beverly Zambito of 18 Lorna Lane Court in Tonawanda who was voted the grand prize winner.

(See the chart below for the breakout of the voting.)

Cast Your Vote for the Best Holiday Lights Display in WNY

Cast Your Vote for the Best Holiday Lights Display in WNY

10 finalists, from more than 120 entries that were received, are competing for the grand prize in the WGRZ 'Home for the Holidays' contest. (Click on the headline if you're not seeing all the competitors' photos.) Cast your vote for WNY's best holiday lights display below.

(Press 'Control' and the + button to enlarge the images. Press 'Control' and the - button to go back to original size. One vote is allowed per person per day.)

The winner will be announced Friday, December 23, after voting closes at 4 p.m. Click here for Official Contest Rules

Enter to Win a 'Home for the Holidays' Southwest Airlines Vacation Package

Enter to Win a 'Home for the Holidays' Southwest Airlines Vacation Package

See all the entries here.

See the finalists here.

Who’s got the best-decorated home in Western New York?

If your electric bill spikes every December because you can’t help turning your yard into the Las Vegas of the East … if cars slow down as they pass your home so passengers can gawk at your lights … or if you simply have the most tasteful holiday display on the block, then you should get the recognition you deserve!

Enter to Win a ‘Home for the Holidays’ Southwest Airlines Vacation Package

'Home for the Holidays' Finalists to Date

'Home for the Holidays' Finalists to Date

10 finalists will be competing for the grand prize in the WGRZ 'Home for the Holidays' contest. Tune in to Daybreak every weekday morning from December 5 through December 16 to see if your holiday lights display has been selected. Each finalist receives a new Nintendo Wii "Go Vacation" game and moves on to the final round.

On Friday, December 16, the voting begins. Come back to this page to cast your vote for the best holiday lights display in Western New York. The grand prize is a Southwest Airlines vacation package featuring two tickets anywhere in the continental USA that Southwest flies, plus a three-night hotel stay.

The deadline for entries is Thursday, December 15 at 5 p.m.