The winner of this year’s Town Crier Snow Guessing Contest is Maggie Kieffer of Indio. Kieffer entered her son’s birthday, Nov. 27, at Merkaba Tea Co., one of this year’s store participants.
Hers was among 15 entries that got the date correct and was picked from a hat by Town Crier employee Katy Kirkpatrick.
A total of 562 entries were received at Merkaba, as well as Fairway Market, Idyllwild Bake & Brew, Idyllwild Beauty Salon, Idyllwild Mountain Rentals, Idyllwild Pharmacy, Idyllwild Town Crier, Middle Ridge Winery Tasting Gallery, Muirs Mountain Realty and Sky Island Natural Foods.
Kieffer will receive 100 Shopping Dollars that she may use at any or all of the participating businesses. Kieffer said she and her family love to visit Idyllwild. She was thrilled to be this year’s winner.