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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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“A Night Before Christmas” dinner

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

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Winfield Christmas Parade Saturday

The annual Winfield Christmas Parade will be at 2:30 p.m  Saturday, Dec. 1.

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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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Franklin County Historical Association’s Tour of Trees

Jaime Bennett, standing, and Will Godwin with his sons Max and Clement check out the decorationsJaime Bennett, standing, and Will Godwin with his sons Max and Clement check out the decorations at the Franklin County Historical Association’s Tour of Trees

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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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2012 Angel gift adoptions still needed

Angel gift adoptions are slow this year, but changing hourly. At press time there were 139 Angel Gift children identified and 33 still in need of adoption.

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Locals selected for RYLA, past participant invited as leader

Four junior students from Mount Vernon High School have been selected to participate in the Rotary Youth Leadership Award (RYLA) Camp in February 2013.

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Chili eaters wanted for cook off

A chili cook-off will be conducted on Saturday, Dec. 1 in the fountain parking lot at the corner of Kaufman and Scott streets.

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