COVID-19 updates
Ask Nereda First
Photo Contest Ad


Residents beautify Eugenia for Thanksgiving

Winning door by Kathleen Arcilla

BY SOUTHGREY.CA STAFF — In September and October, the Eugenia District Community Improvement Association (EDCIA) held a Thanksgiving Decorate Your Door Contest which helped beautify the village of Eugenia leading up to the recent holiday weekend. Residents were asked to decorate their doors and upload pictures to social media using the hashtag #eugeniafrontdoor. People then cast votes for their favourite photograph. Ballots were collected at Top O' The Rock and many choices were also indicated on Facebook and Instagram.

Eugenia Gold Rush

Photo: Eugenia Gold Rush.


Known for the annual summer festival Eugenia Gold Rush, the EDCIA were unable to continue their event this year due to restrictions enacted to mitigate the spread of COVID-19. EDCIA committee member, Nina Thompson explained, "We needed to have a safe event that would lift everyone's spirits during this pandemic."

A dozen entries to the contest were received. On October 13, winners were announced. Winners received gift baskets filled with products and gift cards donated by local businesses.

Winning door by Kyle Nieslen

Winning front door entered by Kyle Nielsen.


Winning door by Trisha Horsman

Winning front door entered by Trisha Horsman.


Kids were also encouraged to join in the fun, submitting coloured pictures for a chance to win gift certificates. Colouring contest winners were contacted by phone. The EDCIA committee thanks everyone who participated, as well as the businesses and families who donated prizes to the gift baskets.


Please Note: we have removed our comment form due to a lot of spam. We may add it back at a later date.

At South Grey News, we endeavour to bring you truthful up-to-date local community news in a quick and easy-to-digest format that’s free of political bias. We believe this service is more important today than ever before, as social media has given rise to misinformation, largely unchecked by big corporations who put profits ahead of their responsibilities.

South Grey News does not have the resources of a big corporation. We are a small, locally owned-and-operated organization. Research, analysis and physical attendance at public meetings and community events requires considerable effort. But contributions from readers and advertisers, however big or small, go a long way to helping us deliver positive, open and honest journalism for this community.

Please consider supporting South Grey News with a modest donation and let us know that our efforts are appreciated. Thank you.

Subscribe for FREE to get the latest local news delivered to your email box.


your neighbourhood logo
South Grey News video sponsor
GlobalVu ad - October 2020
ColourPix Tower Ad
Explore Grey Highlands
South Grey News Subscribe
Ontario Flora Oct 27
Matt Webb ad
Abbeyfield 3 month ad Oct 27-Jan 27
Grey Bruce Animal Shelter
Sydenham Denture Clinic
Flato - Edgewood Suites - Oct 2020
Bernards Ad July 31
SGN Thank you essential workers
Shop Local
Take advantage of our traffic
Women's House
Forests Ontario