Bremen residents invited to celebrate Fourth of July with a patriotic contest

BREMEN — The Patriotic Porches of Bremen decorating contest is beginning! The contest is sponsored by Bremen Community Cares Main Street. Anyone within the Bremen town limits is able to participate by decorating their porches with patriotic colors, lights and decor between July 1 and 4. Those interested must send their name and home address in a private message to Bremen Community Cares Main Street on Facebook or an email to A map of all participating houses will be provided after the deadline so community members can see the porches and vote on their favorites. The first place winner will receive $100 Bremen Bucks; second and third place winners will receive $75 and $50 Bremen Bucks, respectively. Organizers ask that participants refrain from using political decor.