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Wonderful Weekend Begins with Tree Lighting

Carolers rockin' around the tree at a past year's lighting.Join Mayor Sandack in the countdown to the Tree Lighting Ceremony on Friday, November 26 at 4:30 p.m. Refreshments will be served inside the train station from 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.  The Downers Grove Choral Society and scout troops will lead the crowd in songs of the season.   This year's tree, a 45 ft. Colorado Blue Spruce, was donated by Downers Grove resident Mrs. Mary Doucette, in memory of her husband, Tom. 

Mayor Sandack will also read the following proclamation in support of Small Business Saturday on November 27, 2010.

Proclamation

WHEREAS November 27, 2010 is the first-ever Small Business Saturday, a nationwide campaign to spur business for small merchants; and

WHEREAS Small Business Saturday is a day to come toegether in support of the small buisinesses we love; and

WHEREAS small businesses are comprised of the shops and restaurants that employ our neighbors and reinvest our money close to home; and

WHEREAS small businesses are the heartbeat of our community and local economy;

NOW THEREFORE, I, Ronald L. Sandack, Mayor of the Village of Downers Grove, do hereby proclaim Saturday, November 27, 2010 as Small Business Saturday in the Village of Downers Grove and urge all citizens to support businesses in Downers Grove this holiday season.