ITALY ó The city of Italy is hosting a holiday lighting contest, according to Cynthia Olguin, city administrator.

Olguin said a first place, second place, third place and two honorable mentions will be awarded. There is also an honorable mention contest for downtown businesses.

Sponsors for the event include Davidís Supermarket, Exxon and Shell.

Judging will be Saturday, Dec. 15. Winners will be notified Monday, Dec. 17.