MADISON – Madison High School art students have once again done their part to brighten up the downtown core this holiday season by partnering with the Madison Area Chamber of Commerce businesses.
Students painted 15 different windows and doors with creative holiday themes and borders. Each student has accrued hours of service through Madison High School for their volunteer work and has been presented with a certificate of achievement by the chamber.
“This annual program is a fun, positive, community-driven project that we look forward to each year,” said chamber executive director Karen Giambra. “We truly appreciate the flair and the festivity that student artwork brings to our downtown area.
To enjoy the artwork, residents are invited to visit the following participating businesses: Bits, Bytes & Code at 21 Kings Road, Chiarolanza & DeAngelis, Esqs. at 36 Main St., Crowley Cupcakes at 7 Waverly Pl., Cramer’s Carpet One at 73 Main St., Daddy Matty’s BBQ at 6 Elmer St., Harvest Bistro at 50 ½ Main St., Hat Shop Madison at 18B Main St., Madison Mud at 6 Main St., PC Problems at 50 Main St., Stitch Boutique at 12 Waverly Pl., The Eyeglass Shoppe at 14 Elmer St., The Snooki Shop at 32 Main St., Tony Boys at 90 Park Ave., Madison Bagel Cafe at 23 Waverly Pl., And the Museum of Early Trades & Crafts at 23 Main St.
In addition, the Chamber of Commerce has continued the tradition of recognizing several companies that have festively decorated their windows for the holidays.
The companies received a certificate from the Chamber.
“We appreciate the creativity and spirit that our companies put into decorating their windows. Said Peter Daniele of Rose City Collision & Repair at 291 Main Street, the Deputy Speaker of the House. “Their efforts are appreciated by all who visit the city center.”
The following companies have been recognized:
Avenue Travel at 62 Main St., Cramers Carpet One Floor & Home at 73 Main St., Gerlach Jewelers at 61 Main St., Home Sweet Home at 27 Main St., Il Mondo Vecchio at 72 Main St., J & M Home & Garden at 201 Main St., Madison Memorial Home at 159 Main St., Madison Pet Shop at 26 Main St., Prima at 44 Main St., Rose City Jewelers & Gemologist at 1 Waverly Place and Sugar Rush at 10 Waverly Place.