Shown are some of the scenes from the tree lighting ceremony. Pick up a copy of the print edition of the Madison County Courier on newsstands now for more photos. 

(Chittenango, NY – Dec. 2012) The sixth annual tree lighting ceremony was held Dec. 1 and, even if there was no snow, no one seemed to mind, especially our bike winners.

The following people and organizations made this fun-filled evening possible, and we would like to thank them: Subway Sandwich Shop, Sun Chevy, McGowan’s Hardware, Seven O’s, Bear Paw Printing, Wilson Insurance, Madison Mutual Insurance, Skeel Insurance, Chittenango Garden Club, Chittenango Physical Therapy, Chittenango Animal Hospital, Chittenango Dental, Chittenango Rotary, Napa Auto Parts, Chittenango Lions Club, Chittenango Self Storage, Larry & Darlene Liles, G. E. Zimmer Funeral Home, Chittenango Chamber, B & D Last Call Bar & Grille, Oneida Savings Bank, Olive Branch, Shears, Delphia Restaurant, Lambs Ear, New York Pizzeria, Terpstra Automotive, La Cocina Restaurant, Ten Pin Restaurant, Lise Yacco, and Nancy Petersen, Focal Point Credit Union, Chittenango Fire Department and Chittenango Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary, NY Bus Sales, Sorbello’s, The DPW, Jim House, Village Office, and Police Department. The Trails Committee for the Luminary bags, Kinney Drugs, Realty USA, Karrie Catalino, Betty Noffsinger, Dennis Kulis, Trina Kendall, Karlene Becker, Bill Becker, and the rest of the Becker family. Chili Contestants and judges, the Select Choir, The Bears Football Team/Coach Cretaro, High School Student volunteers Dennis Doerr, and Santa and Mrs. Claus and our unnamed donors.

Whew! We hope we didn’t miss anyone.

As you can see, it takes lots of folks to make this a great party for all of you. Remember to thank these businesses and organizations because without them this could not happen. They provide the funds to buy the bikes and door prizes that were given away.

We hope to see everyone next year.

The Tree Lighting Committee: Judy Becker, Linda Kendall, Darlene Liles, Dennis Kulis and Candy Salmon

By martha

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