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Crews prepare for the holidays

By Staff | Nov 24, 2010

In spite of unseasonably warm temperatures, crews throughout the area have diligently worked to bring a little pre-Christmas cheer to the Tyler County communities.

Poinsettias, wreaths, snowflakes and lights now adorn the poles as reminders of the impending holidays.

Aside from decorations, municipalities are also making preparations for annual Christmas parades.

Plans for the annual Sistersville Christmas Parade on Dec. 3 were the main topic of conversation at the monthly meeting of the Sistersville Community Service Organization on Monday. The parade will be held on Dec. 3 at 7 p.m. with parade participants lining up at the Sistersville City Park at 6:30 p.m.

The theme for this years parade is “The Sounds of Christmas”.

Norma Jean Slider has been selected as the Parade Marshal this year for her diligent beautification work for the city.

Any groups wishing to participate in this years parade are asked to contact Vincent at 304-652-2939 or Carmen Silliman at 304-652-2392.

Line up will take place at the City Park.

The Middlebourne Christmas parade will be held Dec. 4 at 11 a.m. This year’s theme is “Have A Holly Jolly Christmas”.

Presiding over the parade will be Did Slider as Grand Marshal.

If any club, organization or individual would like to enter the parade, please call 304-758-5181 or 304-758-4376.

Line up will be at 10:30 in front of the senior center.

The Wetzel County Chamber of Commerce is recently announced the 2010 Chamber of Commerce Christmas Parade , themed “Holiday in Paradise,” will be held on Dec. 4 at 6 p.m.

Call 304-455-3825 for more information.