Jackson Township
Cambria County, Pennsylvania


Jackson Twp. Light-Up Night

Jackson Township held it's first ever Light-Up Night on Sunday, November 26th from 6 to 9 at Veterans Park adjacent to the Senior Center located at 200 Adams Avenue in Vinco.  The evening included the lighting of the park with over 10,000 lights as well as trees lighted and decorated by local businesses, churches and organizations.  In addition there was a model train display, refreshments, caroling and a special appearance by Santa himself.  Hundreds of children visited Santa with letters and notes telling him what they wanted this Christmas.  O'Donnell Photography was on hand to take photographs of the children visiting Santa.

2006 Jackson Twp. Light-Up Night
Sunday, November 26 - 6 - 9 pm

Special Guest. . . .Santa Claus

2006 Festival of Trees
Those attending light up night had the opportunity to vote for their favorite tree.  Listed below are the top 4 award winners.
Light-Up Night Tree Sponsors
All The Right Movies
First National Bank of PA
Hagerich Auto
Hudak Realty
Jackson Elementary P.T.O. 1st Place
Jackson Twp. Boy Scouts Troop 204 2nd Place
Jackson Twp. Girl Scouts Troop 715 & 745
Jackson Twp. Lions Club 3rd Place
Mercik's Ideal Supermarket
Neighbors Who Care
Vinco Brethren Church 4th Place
Light-Up Night Carolers
Crossroads Church, Ebensburg
Pike Grace Brethren Church
Light-Up Night Refreshments
Mercik's Ideal Supermarket
Jackson Twp. Boy Scouts Troop 204


Special Thanks to. . . .
Bruce Baker - Erecting Christmas Trees for Festival of Trees
Businesses, Churches & Organizations - Festival of Trees sponsors
Crossroads Community Church, Ebensburg - Caroling
Ideal Market - Refreshments
Jackson Twp. Boy Scouts Troop 204 - Refreshments
Jackson Twp. Vol. Fire Co. Fire Police - Traffic control & parking
Jackson Twp. Recreation Commission - Planning & participation
Jackson Twp. Road Department - Christmas lighting
Jackson Twp. Senior Center - Decorating of Senior Center
Jackson Twp. Supervisors - Financial support
Kelly Lundgren - Americorp - Event Coordinator for Light-Up Night
Odonnell Photography - Pictures with Santa
Phil Boyer - Engineer for model train display
Pike Grace Brethren Church - Caroling
Santa Claus for making a special guest appearance
Tim & Terri Davis and helpers - Christmas lighting
AND all others who helped make this event a huge success!

Holiday Lighting & Decorating Contest
A Holiday Lighting & Decorating Contest will be held with prizes awarded based on guest judges from outside of Jackson Township.  Cash prizes will be awarded to the top 4 outdoor residential lighting displays and trophies awarded to the top 4 business, church or organization displays.



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