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Many gingerbread themed floats in parade

Girl Scouts parade floatGingerbread houses and gingerbread men were present on many of the 45 entries in the annual Christmas Parade

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Christmas Lighting nomination deadline Monday, Dec 10

The deadline for nominating a favorite home or business for their Christmas decorating efforts is 1 p.m. Monday, Dec. 10.

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Nominations sought for Christmas lighting contest

Many homes and businesses have begun stringing lights and setting up Christmas decorations.

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Many angel gift children still need to be adopted

At press time there were 218 Angel Gift children identified and 86 still in need of adoption.

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“A Night Before Christmas” dinner

“A Night Before Christmas” dinner with entertainment is set for Friday evening, Dec. 7.

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Our Lady of Guadalupe feast planned for Sunday, Dec. 12

The  celebration of the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe, the patroness of the Americas and protector of the unborn, is scheduled Sunday, Dec. 9.

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Alzheimer’s group to meet Thursday, Dec. 6

The Alzheimer Support Group for the Mount Vernon area will meet at 1 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 6

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First National Bank of Mount Vernon wins first place at Christmas parade

First National Bank of Mount Vernon Christmas parade floatThe float for the First National Bank of Mount Vernon was awarded the first place prize in the business category at the 73rd annual Christmas parade on Saturday, Dec. 1.

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Win the Window promotion underway

A “Win the Window” opportunity is being provided by the Franklin County Chamber of Commerce and the Downtown Business Association this holiday season.

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