Leitersburg home decorating winners

January 11, 2009

LEITERSBURG - For the 21st consecutive year, the Leitersburg Ruritan Club spread some holiday cheer among residents of the Leitersburg area.

Several club members judged the decorated homes in the club's service area.

The following are the 2008 Top 5 holiday lighted homes:

First place - John Stoup of El Paso Drive

Second place - Richard Bryson of Kelso Drive

Third place - Cindi Keeley of Black Angus Road

Fourth place - George Tracey of Herman Myers Road

Fifth place - Earl Smith of Race Lane

Each of the winners was awarded a cash prize.

The Leitersburg Ruritan Club would like to thank all of the local families who decorated their homes for the holidays.


Leitersburg Ruritan Club treasurer Tom McCall also delivered holiday food baskets to seven families in the area. Contents included fresh fruits, canned vegetables, soups, pastas, hot chocolate, popcorn and other food staples.

The club is part of the national Ruritan organization and is dedicated to improving communities and building a better America through "Fellowship, Goodwill and Community Service."

The club meets the first Monday of the month at 7 p.m. at the Leitersburg Lutheran Church on Leitersburg-Smithsburg Road. All are welcome.

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