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If you know a deserving family that is inspirational to you despite their circumstances then please share their story. We will pick 5 families and award them, and the nominated person, a prize package. Then, one of the 5 finalists will be chosen to also win $1000.00.

Please share a story with us of a family who might need a little extra help this holiday. Tell us why they should be a finalist. Together, our sponsors will help make this a 'Heartwarming Holiday.'

Wingate Landscape & Garden Center is a locally owned and operated full service landscape company at 907 Brunswick Avenue, Gardiner. Wingate is central Maine's number one landscape company and has been providing quality landscape service in the great Kennebec Valley area for over 20 years. They employ quality personnel and offer top notch products and year round services for both commercial and residential customers. Wingate offers all the specialty trees, shrubs, perennials and flowers that you are looking for. They can special order and can work with you to accomplish all of your landscape projects around you home. They are a full service landscape contract offering complete installation, maintenance and removal of landscapes. They are an authorized Genest Concrete hard-scape dealer and installer. Looking for a patio or walkway? Come on in or set up an appointment and let Wingate show you some of the work they have done within the last year and present you with all the options you need to help create that dream backyard that you can enjoy for years to come.
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All entries must be received by midnight on Friday December 14, 2012. The entrant/owner of email address must be 18 years or older and a U.S. citizen at the time of drawing to win. See Terms and Conditions for complete contest information.

'Heartwarming Holiday' is sponsored by Kennebec Savings Bank and Walgreen's