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Downtown Westfield Corporation Thanks Businesses and Announces Winners of Trick-or-Treat Costume Contest

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The ever-popular Downtown Trick-or-Treat & Costume Contest, sponsored by the Downtown Westfield Corporation (DWC) took place on Sunday, October 25, 2015.  Over 2,000 trick-or-treaters enjoyed treats from the downtown businesses from 12pm to 2pm.  Over 1,000 children paraded in the costume contest on Quimby Street, and 26 winners were awarded wonderful prizes from sponsoring businesses.  The Optimist Club of Westfield assisted this year with the costume contest and held a parade downtown led by the Westfield High School Marching Band. 

Sherry Cronin, Executive Director of the DWC stated “We were pleased to have the Optimist Club of Westfield partner with us again this year and sponsor the parade. Our businesses provided great prizes and creative categories for the costume contest.” Winners in each category received a medal from the Downtown Westfield Corporation and a gift from the sponsoring business. 

The following is a listing of the winners from each sponsoring category: 

Business

 

 

Category

Winner

Town

Ahrre's Coffee roastery

   

Most Edgy

Paul Vlkovic

Scotch Plains

Bittersweet Designs

   

Most Jeweled Princess

Yael Jiatz

Union

Brummers

   

Sweetest

Giulianna DiTaranto

 

Castle Bootery Inc.

   

Cutest ballerina

Alaina Delgado

Elizabeth

Chocolate Bar

   

Richest costume

Shreyan Katiyar

Scotch Plains

Cold Stone Creamery of Westfield

   

Most Chilling

Eric Pranke

Westfield

Farmhouse Store

   

Craftiest

Cameron Avena

Westfield

GAP

   

Most Iconic

Nicole Gerckens

Westfield

Just Bead Yourself

   

Most Bead-i-ful

Sarina Incorvaia

Clark

Learning Express Toys

   

Most Unique Costume

Gabriel Schoenemann

Westfield

Lord & Taylor

   

Most Trendy Boy

Gabby Resende

Union

Lord & Taylor

   

Most Trendy Girl

Liam Pickthall-Healey-Bode

Westfield

Maria Candida's Hair Forum

   

Most Beautiful

Jacqueline Storms

Westfield

Maui Whitening

   

Brightest Costume

Aaryan Katiyar

Westfield

Patricia and Paul

   

Most Delicious and Nutritious

Lily Fellhauer

Carteret

Robert Treat Deli

   

Most Savory

Amanda Rosenthal

Westfield

Rockn' Joe Coffeehouse + Bistro

   

Best Rocker or Rock Diva

Dahlia Pantalena

Westfield

Subway

   

Freshest

Marco Giannetta

Westfield

Subway

   

Freshest

Scarlett Ruf

Westfield

Tamar Jewelers

   

Most Sparkly

Teddie Liederman

Westfield

Thinka Dinka

   

Most Toyrific

Lizbeth Cajacuri

Elizabeth

Town Book Store

   

Most Characteristic

Nick Coppola

Mountainside

Turning Point

   

Best Homemade Girl

Emma Darrow

Westfield

Turning Point

   

Best Homemade Boy

Carl Thater

Westfield

Westfield Service League Thrift and Consignment Shop

   

Most Thrifty

Bradie Donovan

Westfield

Xocolatz

   

Most Tasteful

Stephanie Muenzen

Fanwood

The Downtown Westfield Corporation (DWC) formed in 1996, is the management entity of the Special Improvement District. It is governed by a seven member Board of Directors, has two full-time and one part-time staff members and numerous volunteers serving on Design, Promotion, Economic Development and Organization Committees. The vision of the DWC is for Westfield, NJ to be a preferred destination where people want to live, work and visit. Westfield is honored to be one of 46 Main Street Community Programs in New Jersey, a part of the National Trust’s National Main Street Center. Westfield is also honored to have won the 2004 Great American Main Street Award, the 2010 America in Bloom Award and the 2013 Great Places in NJ award by the NJ Chapter of the American Planning Association. 

 

For the latest happenings, event information and promotional offers from Westfield businesses, check out www.WestfieldToday.com

 

Photo caption:   The annual Downtown Trick-or-Treat and Costume Contest, sponsored by the Downtown Westfield Corporation, was attended by an estimated 2,000 children.  The Optimist Club of Westfield also assisted with the costume contest and held a Halloween parade led by the Westfield High School Marching Band. 

 

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