Meet Our Finalist in Patch's 'Deck the House' Contest [VIDEO]

Hear from Joey Felix about how his family’s Christmas light display began and what it features. The Felix family home is Georgia’s sole finalist in Patch’s Deck the House contest, and your votes could bring the $100,000 prize to Paulding County Schools.

Joey Felix estimates that his home’s Christmas display was the result of about 100 man-hours put in by himself, his family and neighbors.

That effort could ultimately be worth $1,000 an hour if online voters show their support for Felix’s Dallas home, as it’s one of the 25 finalists in Patch’s Deck the House contest. The entry that earns the most votes in the contest will earn the local school system—in this case, Paulding County Schools—$100,000.

Voting in Patch’s Deck the House contest continues through noon Friday, Dec. 28. All you have to do is visit this page to browse a gallery of the finalists and cast your vote. You may vote once per day.

Dallas-Hiram Patch spoke to Felix in November as he and his family put some of the finishing touches on their display. The public these next few days can drive by the Felix home at 224 Oliver Overlook in Dallas to see the display in action.

Watch the first attached video to see the Felix family work on their Christmas display and hear how the annual display began and what it features this year. The second attached video features Felix offering a few tips to those seeking to deck their house in countless lights.


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