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Paint the Town Red Winners Announced

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Pittsburg, Kansas - The Pittsburg Area Chamber of Commerce today announced the winners of the ninth annual Paint the Town Red Business Decorating Contest.  Paint the Town Red is an annual event aimed at showcasing business and community support for Pittsburg State University.  

Participating businesses were divided into one of three categories based on number of employees.  Division I was for those businesses with more than 15 employees, Division II featured those with 8-15 employees and Division III participants had fewer than eight employees. The Community Favorite Award was determined through public online voting and included all participating businesses.

"We had another outstanding year for the decorating contest," said Devin Gorman, chamber vice president of operations.  "Our volunteer judges have a challenging task every year because businesses step up their creativeness and do such a fantastic job with their decorations."

Division I winners:
           1st place - Via Christi Village
           2nd place - City of Pittsburg
           3rd place - Miller's Professional Imaging

Division II winners:
           1st place - K. U. Medical Center Area Health Education Center
           2nd place - Professional Engineering Consultants
           3rd place - Pre Meds with Promise (Dr. Mindi Garner's Office)

Division III winners:
           1st place -  Merle Norman/Salon Josephine
           2nd place - Splash Pool & Patio
           3rd place -  Red Giant Oil Company

Community Favorite Award:  Miller's Professional Imaging

The following contest winners were announced at Thursday's Community Pep Rally:
Campus Office Decorating Award - PSU Office of Career Services
Campus Student Organization Decorating Award - Student Government Association



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