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Paint the Town Red, White and Blue

Newton sponsors patriotic decorating contest during Soldiers Reunion

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NEWTON, N.C. – In honor of the 126th Soldiers Reunion, the Newton Appearance Commission is sponsoring the Paint the Town Red, White and Blue contest.

The Paint the Town Red, White and Blue contest gives Newton’s residents and businesses the chance to show their patriotic spirit during Reunion Week. Residents and businesses are invited to decorate their homes, yards and businesses with a patriotic theme for a chance to win a $100 Lowe’s gift card.

Judging will take place Friday, Aug. 14, through Tuesday, Aug. 18. Winners will be announced on the Appearance Commission’s Facebook page and the city of Newton website, as well as at the Appearance Commission’s booth on Reunion Day.

One winning business and one winning home will receive a $100 Lowe’s gift card. 

Decorating Contest Instructions:

» Registration is required. Registration forms are available at the Main Library in Newton, Newton City Hall, the Newton Recreation Center, and here.

» Entries must be received by 5 p.m. Thursday, August 13.

» Registration forms may be submitted to a drop box at Newton City Hall or sent to

» Decorations must be a patriotic theme and be visible from the street.

Please contact Appearance Commission Chair Collette Touchette at with any questions.