Congratulations to Windermere Real Estate for taking first place in the Sunriver Pumpkin Carving Contest with 78 votes, followed by Marcello’s with 68 votes. The Fold was a close third with 65 votes. Windermere will donate its prize money to the Alzheimer’s Association and Marcello’s to Ukraine support agencies including UNICEF and Doctors Without Borders.

Thank you to all the businesses who participated this year. Plans are underway to improve the contest next year.

When you are looking for charities or nonprofit organizations to support, please consider donating to the ones listed below.

  • Blondie’s Pizza– Southern Deschutes Volleyball Association
  • Cascade Hasson Sotheby’s – Habitat for Humanity of La Pine and Sunriver
  • First Interstate Bank – Care & Share
  • Houser House Creations – Three Rivers PTA
  • Marcello’s Cucina Italiana – Ukraine support agencies including UNICEF and Doctors Without Borders
  • Muddy Hut Pet Store – Street Dog Heroes
  • Sunriver Brewing – La Pine Community Kitchen
  • Sunriver Sports -Our Backyard
  • Sunriver Vet Clinic – The Rawley Project’s Spay It Forward
  • The Fold – Human Society of Central Oregon
  • Village Bar & Grill – Brightside Animal Clinic
  • Wild Poppy Florist – Three River School’s athletics programs
  • WindermereAlzheimer’s Association