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Announcing the Let it Glow, Kato! Window Display Contest Winners

MANKATO, Minn. (January 6, 2021) – The votes are in, and the inaugural Let it Glow, Kato! window display contest People’s Choice winners have been identified. The third-place winner, receiving a $250 cash prize, is Julee’s Jewelry. The second-place winner, receiving a $500 cash prize, is Bellissimo Paint & Coatings. Finally, the People’s Choice first-place business, receiving a $1,000 cash prize, is Bumbelou.

In addition to a cash prize, Bumbelou will also receive what is sure to become a coveted traveling trophy made in collaboration with the artistic talents of ARTifact and Bellissimo Paint & Coatings.

Anna Thill, president at Visit Mankato, shared that, “This program did just what we wanted it to. It brought people to our City Center to enjoy some holiday spirit and notice the wonderful businesses supporting our community’s vitality. We anticipate the spirit of Let It Glow, Kato! will only grow for the 2021 season.”

The City Center Partnership sponsored the inaugural Let It Glow, Kato! Window Display Contest, encouraging City Center businesses to decorate their windows with festive holiday displays for all to enjoy. Thirty businesses participated in the contest, dazzling residents and visitors alike who voted for their favorite display from November 20 through January 3.

More information can be found at citycentermankato.com/let-it-glow.


About City Center Partnership

City Center Partnership, a downtown development organization, is a business unit of Greater Mankato Growth, Inc. (GMG) which includes the chamber of commerce and economic development organization, Greater Mankato Growth, the local convention and visitor’s bureau, Visit Mankato and GreenSeam, which utilizes agriculture to build on the region’s extensive agribusiness assets to develop ag economy. Learn more at citycentermankato.com

The Greater Mankato Growth, Inc. Family: Visit Mankato City Center Partnership