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Christmas in the Park Parade set

Wednesday, November 26, 2008

The 15th Christmas in the Park Parade will take place Friday, beginning at 6:30 p.m.

The theme for this year's parade is "All American Christmas."

There are approximately 70-80 entries in this year's parade, including the 2008 Indiana State School Music Association Class B Marching Champion Northview Marching Knights and the 2008 Snowflake Pageant winners.

This year, the parade of lights will begin in front of the Clay County Courthouse and will head west from Alabama Street to Depot.

Lynn's Pharmacy is the sponsor of this year's parade.

Following the parade, Forest Park will be "lit up" again as Aerial Arts Fireworks will put on a display, starting at 8 p.m.

The fireworks will be accompanied by music from B102.7, featuring several Christmas tunes.

Aerial Arts Fireworks owners Mark and Connie Adamson will put on the display.

From 5-8:30 p.m., Friday, cookies and hot chocolate will be served at the courthouse, which is currently showcasing decorations on a Christmas tree made by all local elementary students. More than 500 Christmas ornaments have been placed on the tree.

Riddell National Bank, Fifth Third Bank, First Financial Bank, Terre Haute Savings Bank and Wal-Mart all donated items for the display.

Throughout the holiday season, Forest Park will also be decorated. This year, park decorators include Signature Signs, Rodgers Veterinary Clinic, Tri-Kappa, Charlie and Peggy Brown, First Assembly of God, Liz's Upholstery, Bee Ridge Church, First Presbyterian Church, Knightsville Masonic Lodge, Clay County Historical Society, John Day, Liz Knieriem, Connie Norris, S.T.R.I.D.E.S., Forest Park Elementary, Pete Paullus, Forest Park Golf Course staff, Clay County Popcorn Festival, Christmas in the Park Committee, First Apostolic Tabernacle, Northview High School Automotive Class, Bedwell Tire, Clover Signs, Brazil Family Medicine, The Door, Frank Beasley, Auto ER, Clay County Humane Society, Annunciation Church, DLS Contracting, Mark Adamson, Eric Vanatti and Family, Bicking Tax Service, Brazil City Hall, Riddell National Bank and Clay County Search and Rescue.

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i'm so thankful that brazil does this. it's special for my kids.and evrythang looks so beautiful . to see thier eyes light up and the smile on faces is priceless.. memories that will last a lifetime. i want all the people who worked hard and long thank you!!! our family is grateful for it all.

-- Posted by smh on Fri, Nov 28, 2008, at 7:05 AM

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