Sunday, December 9, 2012
Village president asks everyone to help out others around them who might be less fortunate this holiday season.
During the annual Christmas walk on Dec. 7, the festivities kicked off with the lighting of the village Christmas tree. Village president Brian LeClercq had an assist from the Borden family, whose house burned down earlier this year. “They don’t have a tree or a place to celebrate. We want to help them light this beautiful tree and make sure they understand that Oswego is the greatest place to live and we’re a great community,” said LeClercq. LeClercq asked everyone in attendance to remember all those who are a little less fortunate than they might be this holiday season. “If you all could do me a favor this year,” said LeClercq, “if you could call your neighbors or friend and just give them a hug or be there for them they’d probably …
Friday, December 7, 2012
Several days full of winter-themed fun start this Friday, Dec. 7 with the tree lighting ceremony in downtown Oswego.
Monday, November 19, 2012
Several days full of winter-themed fun start on Dec. 7 with the tree lighting ceremony in downtown Oswego.
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Monday, November 19, 2012
Editor's Note: The following is a press release provided by the Village of Oswego: The Village of Oswego invites you to the annual Christmas Walk Celebration, held on Friday to Sunday, Dec. 7-9 throughout Oswego. The festivities kick-off on Friday, Dec. 7, from 5 to 9 p.m. in downtown Oswego. The night will begin with the tree lighting ceremony at 5 p.m. At 7 p.m., the Silent, Illuminated Fire Truck parade will make its way down Main Street. Fire trucks from Oswego and other local fire departments will participate in this annual event. Other activities throughout the night include Toyland Train rides, the Sledding Hill (giant slide), ice skating rink, ice carving demonstrations, strolling carolers and characters, holiday music, kids …
Friday, December 2, 2011
Hundreds of thousands of lights will be on hand for these tree-lightings and other holiday displays throughout the southwest suburbs. Did we miss your favorite seasonal lights display? Let us know in the comments below.
WHAT: Naperville Trolley & Tours will lead trips through Naperville to view the lights on decorated homes. WHEN: Visit the website for days and to check for availability. WHERE: Throughout the city MORE INFO: Call 630-420-2223 WHAT: Trees will be lit, and Santa, hot cocoa, cookies, music, and holiday cheer will be on hand. WHEN: 6 to 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 2 WHERE: Main Street at Seven Bridges, 6320 Main St. MORE INFO: Check out Woodridge Patch's event listing, or call 630-960-7080 WHAT: School bus ride with refreshments to view the 10 winners of the Darien Holiday Decorating Contest. WHEN: 6:30 and 8 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 20 to Thursday, Dec. 22 WHERE: Throughout the city MORE INFO: Visit Darien Patch's event listing, or call 630-852-5000 WHAT…
Tuesday, November 15, 2011
The VACKC’s annual Troop Tree lighting and decorating ceremony will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 3, outside the Kendall County Health and Human Services Building.
One tree gracing the lawn outside the Kendall County Health and Human Services Building in Yorkville is more than just another piece of landscaping. The evergreen is also a living memorial honoring the men and women from Kendall County who have served and continue to serve the country. The tree, donated by Russ & Dee's Christmas Tree Farm in Newark, was planted in 2007 at the request of retired Vietnam War veteran Ed Dixon, the superintendent of the Veterans Assistance Commission of Kendall County. “It’s something I thought needed to be done,” he said. “There are a lot of stone memorials and plaques, but this is something living. We should keep the memory alive of all of those who are serving and who served.” The Veterans Assistance …