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  • Spring
  • Council Bluffs

Show off your spring projects and get recognized for your hard work! The 712 Initiative is hosting our first Home Makeover of the Year Contest.

The focus of this contest is to highlight how a little can go a long way in enhancing a home’s curb appeal. By sharing your home projects with us you will be eligible to win over $500 in prizes thanks to our sponsors.

What kind of projects count?

  • new siding/paint
  • improved landscaping
  • updated windows
  • and more!


  • property must be within Council Bluffs city limits
  • project must be completed in 2020 or 2021
  • changes must be visible from the street
  • work done primarily by professionals does not qualify

Submissions due June 20, 2021
Finalists announced July 1, 2021
Winner announced July 12, 2021 (712 Day!)


Thanks to these sponsors for their contribution to the grand prize:

Loess Hills Landscaping
Logo blue CouncilBluffs Hz Color     Sherbondys tree logo

Enter the contest by filling out the form below!


We've reached the deadline to enter the Home Makeover of the Year contest. Keep on eye on our Facebook page for finalists to be announced.