Photo by Clark Ruhland
Salem Garden Club members present the first-place award for Salem’s Second Annual Storefront Decorating Contest to Charlotte’s Web co-owner Dave Franklin. With him are garden club judges, from left, Betsy Freund, Pam Ogden and Jeanna Murphy.

A professional artist, an interior designer and a floral designer, who are all members of the Salem Garden Club, judged the 2017 Salem Second Annual Storefront Decorating Contest.

Artist Pam Ogden, Interior Designer Betsy Freund and Floral Designer Jeanna Murphy were impressed by the entries of businesses in downtown Salem in the competition sponsored by City of Salem Special Events. It was the second year the Salem Garden Club had been asked to judge.

The three presented certificate awards to the three top winners and one honorable mention on Jan. 19. First place went to Charlotte’s Web; second place to Serenity Nail Salon,…

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