Archive for Thursday, December 4, 2008

Our view: Getting in the spirit

December 4, 2008

It is beginning to look a lot like Christmas, and our communities are turning out in fine numbers to support holiday events.

The area holiday season kicked off prior to Thanksgiving with the lighting of the Mayor’s Christmas Tree in Edwardsville. It continued Monday in Bonner Springs with a parade and tree lighting. The trifecta will be completed Friday night, weather-permitting, in Basehor with Basehor PRIDE’s annual Christmas in the Park celebration.

It is worth noting the large turnouts that took place in Edwardsville and Bonner Springs, and we expect the same from Basehor.

Let’s hope the spirit evident in the community events carries on throughout the holidays and beyond, well into 2009.


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