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Luminaria - Volunteer Schedule

Spirit of Christmas Luminaria – it doesn’t happen without help.

Michelle Brooks, new Chair of the Luminary Committee, is asking for help fundraising for this year’s luminaria. All funds donated to the Luminaries will be used to purchase white bags, candles & glass votives, and cellophane bags & sand.

Donations can be made by cash, check made out to The Spirit of Christmas – with “Luminary” in the memo, or by Venmo.

Volunteers are needed for all phases of luminary creation, deployment, and retrieval, including block captains for deployment, trucks and trailers, and clean 5 gal buckets for sand collection. The full Luminaria schedule with info is here.

Bag folding: 12/5, Toucan Grill, 4:30-6:30p
Sand pick-up: 12/6, 400 Ragan Rd, 1-3p
Bag filling & candle pre-lighting: 12/7, Station 19 Fire House, 12:30p – 3p
• Bag assembly: 12/8, Station 19 Fire House, 9a – noon
• Luminary deployment: 12/8, start at Station 19 Fire House, 1 – 4p
• Luminary lighting: 12/8, 5-7p
• Candle replacement & lighting: 12/9, 5-7p
• Luminary collection: 12/10, Station 19 Fire House, 1-3p

For more information, contact Luminary Chair Michelle Brooks at mudpot69@gmail.com.


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