Slideshow: Nixon tree lighting ceremony set Friday
The annual Nixon Christmas tree lighting ceremony will be held at the fire station on Friday, December 17, starting at 6:00 p.m.
Santa will be on hand to take orders from children; if mom wants a picture, the charge is $3.00.
Hermann Sons School of Dance will provide entertainment and the Nixon-Smiley High School Mustang Band will present a concert of holiday music and sing-a-long carols.
The celebration is a major fundraiser for the fire department. The purchase of raffle tickets costing $1 each will be used for department needs and training.
Raffle items include a Savage 22-250 bolt action rifle, a Marlin 22 long rifle, an LCD television, a GPS, a camera, a barbecue pit, 300 pounds of corn, a knife, and a 152-quart ice chest.
Other items are a rod and reel combo, a man's watch and a woman's watch, a ceramic cross, $40 gift card from , and a stainless steel cross.
Donations are as follows: a DVD player by Marie Brown, a magazine rack by Allen Linebrick, rustic wall hangings by Eddie Valdez, $50 cash by Hector and Ellie Dominguez, and a DVD player by Don and Isabel Setliff.
You are encouraged to make this event one your family can enjoy year after year. This is an opportunity for you that might become a valuable investment.....if ever you have a need for their services. Support your local.