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It’s Tool Time at the Home Show!

OLEAN – Greater Olean Area Chamber of Commerce (GOACC) and WMXO have teamed up to find Olean’s Best Handyman or woman.

Lots of people claim to be the best, but now they’re giving you the chance to make it official with Olean’s Best Handyman Contest.  If you think you have the skills, get registered today and they’ll pick four finalists from all of the entries to compete during the Greater Olean Home Show at the William O. Smith Recreation Center on Saturday, April 18.

The four finalists will compete in three ‘fix it’ challenges, which must completed t to the satisfaction of the judges.  The finalist with the quickest time will be named Olean’s Best Handyman and will be awarded with Home Depot gift cards!

To register, visit the WMXO facebook site at www.facebook.com/Mix101.5WMXO and post a photo of your most recent ‘DIY’ project. The station will return a message for information.

For non-Facebook registration, visit WMXO Studios, 231 North Union Street, Olean, to fill out an entry form.

To be eligible to enter, contestants must be 18 years of age or older, a legal resident of the United States, not employed at GOACC or WMXO, and must be available Saturday, April 18 from 1 – 4 p.m. Entries must be turned in by Tuesday, April 14, 4 p.m..  The finalists will be announced on air by WMXO, April 15 at 7:30 a.m.

More than 70 of the area’s leading businesses are expected to exhibit their wares and services at the Olean Home and Garden Show, scheduled from Friday, April 17 to Sunday, April 19at the William O. Smith Recreation Center, 551 East State Street in Olean.

Show hours will be Friday, 5 to 9 p.m., Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

For more information, call the GOACC at 372-4433 or email member@oleanny.com.

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