BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Friends of Bridgewater History handed out first, second and third place awards to the winners of the annual Holiday Lights Contest.

The prizes were donated by local businesses and residents.

The event began Dec. 12 with a drive-through hot cocoa event at the Martinsville Community Center.

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Awards went to 2055 Washington Valley Road for third place, 1245 Cornell Road for second place and 1351 Mallard Drive for first place.

The annual contest serves as a fundraiser for the group, which works to help preserve and protect the town’s history.