Front Porch: Your messy desk might make you a winner

Desk messy?

For those whose desks aren’t spotless, have we got a contest for you.

A Seattle business organization and productivity consulting firm is opening nominations for its second-annual Messiest Desk Contest.

Beginning Wednesday, local office workers are encouraged to nominate a friend, co-worker, family member, boss or themselves at www.innovativelyorganized.com. The top five messiest finalists will be announced Jan. 22 and the public can vote online for a winner between Jan. 22-26.

The messiest desk contest winner will be revealed Jan. 28. In addition to an organization overhaul from the Innovatively Organized team, a gift basket of tools and products will be awarded.

Entry forms and contest rules can be found at www.innovativelyorganized.com starting Tuesday. The winner must meet eligibility requirements.

For more information, call 206-494-9822.

Going to the chapel? Get a jump on wedding planning this month at wedding expos in Tacoma, Seattle and Lynnwood.

The wedding season in the Northwest kicks off at the Tacoma Wedding Expo, Jan. 5-6 at the Tacoma Dome, followed by The Seattle Wedding Expo, Jan. 19-20 at the Seattle Center Exhibition Hall, and the Everett-Lynnwood Wedding Expo, Jan. 26-27 at Comcast Arena at Everett.

The expos will offer tips and trends in fashion, food, entertainment, flowers and decor.

Admission is $16 at the door. Special two-for-one admissions to all three Western Washington area shows are available along with more details at www.bridesclub.com.

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