Winner of The Mountaineer‘s $200 grand prize for best-masked Haywood County business is K-9 Curriculum of Clyde.
With 194 ‘likes’ on their photo, Sheldon Monteith, Amy Russell, Lisa Monteith and Kris Ward of K-9 Curriculum had the most votes on their photo.
Pigeon River Mercantile and Mountain Hair Company received the second and third most votes, respectively.
To see all the entrants, find the photo album “Businesses mask up in Haywood” on The Mountaineer‘s Facebook page.
The $200 prize money comes from a reader who prefers to remain anonymous, plus Haywood County Medical Director Mark Jaben, who sweetened the pot by matching the anonymous donor’s $100.
A new mask contest is already running with another $100 grand prize, sponsored again by an anonymous reader. This round features pictures of masked people and their pets.
Submit entries to Luke Weir at firstname.lastname@example.org before Aug. 6. Refer to The Mountaineer Facebook page to vote on the entries.