Home Decorating Contest

  • Home decorating contest…..The Gentry Chamber of Commerce will host the Annual Home Christmas Decorating Contest this year. The winning yard will get $100 in Christmas bucks and the runner-up will get $50 in Christmas bucks. The judging is expected to be on the evening of December 7. The judges will drive around Gentry (at night) to judge the displays. To be sure your house is judged, please call the Chamber office at 479-736-2358 and leave the yard’s street address. The winners will also have signs posted in their yards.

Golden Paddle Award

The Illinois River Watershed Partnership honors leaders in watershed stewardship and natural resource conservation in the Illinois River Watershed. Six Golden Paddle Awards are given annually to individuals or entities that exemplify excellent stewardship in the protection, preservation, and enhancement of the watershed.

We are excited to announce that the 2014 Golden Paddle Award in Business was received by the Gentry Chamber of Commerce. The combined efforts of the Chamber of Commerce and the City of Gentry have led to the beautiful Flint Creek Nature Area. We appreciate the recognition of this award and the efforts of all those who made it possible. We encourage everyone to enjoy Gentry and all it has to offer including this special Nature Area.

2014 Golden Paddle AwardFlint Creek Nature Area