Winter 2024 Cosmic Coloring & Decorating Contest

Escape the snowy winter landscape and embark on an interstellar journey through the depths of space as we invite you to unleash your creativity in our cosmic coloring extravaganza! Gather your crayons, markers, colored pencils, and glitter to explore the infinite possibilities of space and showcase your artistic abilities. Submit your out-of-this-world masterpiece before Monday, March 18th.

Click here for the coloring page to print then email it to [email protected] or mail it Addison Independent, 58 Maple Street, Middlebury, VT 05753.

Winners will be announced in the March 21st edition of the Addison Independent. Two winners from each age group will win a prize from one of our sponsors that can be picked up at the Addy Indy office through April 25th.

Thank you to our sponsors:

Super Sunday Contest

The Chiefs once again took home the trophy in a riveting overtime victory. We received nearly 200 entries, with most contestants choosing KC (and/or T. Swift) as their champion.

The six people below picked not only the winning team, but were closest to the final combined score:
Jackson Gillett • Linda Kelton • Hallett Sargent • Katie Willard • Cole Ashelin • Sandy Reck • Phil Yauch


Many thanks to all who played and to our sponsors:

What is Love? Valentine's Day Photo Contest

Congratulations to this year’s Valentine’s Day Contest winners and thank you to all who submitted their heartfelt entries!

This year's winners are...

Package 1: Prizes from Jessica’s at Swift House Inn and Cole’s Flowers

This is my parents, Ginny & Bruce Hiland, who celebrated 60 years of marriage this past June. To me, this image of my mother leaning into my father’s embrace represents the depth of their affection and commitment to one another. They have modeled marriage well.

Submitted by: Becky Dayton

Package 2: Prizes from Tourterelle and Middlebury Floral & Gifts

Sending along a photo that shows what our idea of love is. For 6 years, my husband and I tried to have a baby. During this time there were many tests and procedures that led us to 3 IVF retrievals, 4 transfers, a couple of losses, and finally, our miracle baby. She is currently 13 months old. Sweet Charlie Sue. Our love for her started way before she came earthside; from our first injection to many more to follow. She was always worth every shot.

Submitted by: Chelsea Plankey

Package 3: Prizes from Black Sheep Bistro and Diddle & Zen

My children surprised me with a photo shoot for my 60th birthday with my children, their spouses, and my granddaughters. This is a photo of me surrounded by my loving children.

Submitted by: Annette Franklin

Honorable Mentions

The 2024 Valentine’s Day Photo Contest was made possible by our generous sponsors:

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