Friday January 6, 2023 | VIEW ROYAL, BC
by Mary P Brooke | Island Social Trends
Over the year-end winter holiday season residents of View Royal were encouraged to dress up their homes with festive lights. For brightening up community spirit and a contest!
The Town of View Royal contest saw 24 nominations of decorated addresses from across most of these neighbourhood areas: Atkins, Burnside, Craigflower, Harbour, Helmcken, Hospital, Thetis and Wilfert.
The contest was open to December 23. There was of course snowfall Dec 19 to 22 that topped off the festive look in that week leading up to Christmas.
The Light Up View Royal contest top three winning addresses this year were 550 Prince Robert Drive, 122 Kingham Place, and #10-1509A Glentana Road.
|Atkins Neighbourhood:||Burnside Neighbourhood:||Craigflower Neighbourhood:|
|189 Atkins Road||103 Meadow Park Lane|
2422 Park Ridge Place
|20 Demos Place|
10-1509A Glentana Road
|Harbour Neighbourhood:||Helmcken Neighbourhood:||Hospital Neighbourhood:|
|7 Governors Point Road 277 Kerwood Avenue|
550 Prince Robert Drive
556 Prince Robert Drive
111 View Royal Avenue
272 View Royal Avenue
293 View Royal Avenue
|53 Caton Place|
208 Glenairlie Drive
324 Glenairlie Drive
306 Gull Road
290 Helmcken Road
291 Helmcken Road
295 Helmcken Road
27 Kingham Place
122 Kingham Place
28 Midwood Road
204 Suzanne Place
|10 Quincy Street|
|Thetis Neighbourhood:||Wilfert Neighbourhood:|
View Royal council members delivered a festive treat to all winners, with their congratulations!
“It went well,” said Damian Kowalewich this week.
The new council is comprised of Sid Tobias, mayor and councillors Don Brown, Damian Kowalewich, Gery Lemon, Alison Mackenzie, Ron Mattson, and John Rogers.
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