fire trucks provided plenty of light, and sound, during the Country
Christmas lighted parade Saturday in downtown Burlingame.
The 21st annual Burlingame Country Christmas was held in downtown
Burlingame Dec. 4. The following is a list of the winners and prizes
Business decoration contest winners – first, Great Plains
Quilt Shop, $100; second, Santa Fe Cafe, $50 and third, The Oak
Home winners – first, Tonia Hunter, $100; second, Grizz and
Carolyn Lee, $50; and third, 605 S. Dacotah, $25.
Parade float winners – first, residential float, Newberry
family, $100; first, organization, Burlingame Fire Department Explorers,
2010 Scrooge contest winner – Mike Dorr.
Secret Santas and winners – Kathy Smith, winner Tyler Lawrence
Baker, $20 Crossroads Canteen certificate; and Amy Marstall, winner
Patsy Shaughnessy, $20 Crossroads Canteen certificate.
Winners of Townsite Apartment door decorating contest by Burlingame
Elementary School – Mrs. Parre’s kindergarten class.
They each received a slice of Casey’s pizza and a donut.
Burlingame Bucks winners – Austan Thetford, Burlingame, $100;
Ruth Powers, Carbondale, $50; and Rene Bailey, Burlingame, $15.
Savage Edge 270 Rifle winner, Mike Billings, Auburn; $500 Casey’s
gift card, Gina Schultz; Santa Fe Cafe’s pie of the month
club, free pie for a year, $140 value, Judith Schwanz; Santa Fe
Cafe $25 gift certificate, Katy Slater, Burlingame; and Santa Fe
Cafe $25 gift certificate, Michelle Mullinix, Burlingame.
Friends of the Library raffle winners -– basket of books,
Roberta Easton; bag of adult books, Angela Zielinski; snow globe,
Laikyn Coursen; nativity scene, Ray Hovestadt; and inflatable Snoopy,
The spruce Christmas tree was donated by Glenda and Gary Dixon,
Harveyville. Steve Higgins carved the wood animals. Poinsettias
and Santa lights at the library and new “Welcome to Burlingame”
signs were built by Maynard Smith, Burlingame. The Santa sleigh
was built and donated by Greg Punches, Burlingame, who built and
donated the Christmas tree stand.