Jackson Township
Cambria County, Pennsylvania


Jackson Twp. Light-Up Night

Jackson Township will hold it's 3rd Annual Light-Up Night on Sunday, November 30th from 5:30 to 8:30 at Veterans Park adjacent to the Senior Center located at 200 Adams Avenue in Vinco.  The evening will include the lighting of the park with over 15,000 lights as well as trees lighted and decorated by local businesses, churches and organizations.  In addition there will be a model train display, refreshments, caroling and a special appearance by Santa himself.  All children are invited to visit Santa and bring their letters and notes telling him what they want this Christmas.  Charlie Rametta, Photographer will be on hand to take photographs of the children visiting Santa.

2008 Jackson Twp. Light-Up Night
Sunday, November 30 - 5:30 - 8:30 pm

Special Guest. . . .Santa Claus

2008 Festival of Trees
Those attending light up night will have the opportunity to vote for their favorite tree.  Listed below are those who have entered the competition.
Light-Up Night Tree Sponsors
Business & Commercial
All The Right Movies 4th Place - Tie
Final Touch Salon 4th Place - Tie
First National Bank of PA
Janna's Hair & Tanning Salon 1st Place
Kamzik Septic & Porta-Johns 2nd Place
Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC)
Mercik's Ideal Market 5th Place
Reitler Trucking
T & P's Trains & Collectibles 3rd Place
Organizations & Groups
Jackson Elementary P.T.O. 1st Place
Jackson Township Boy Scouts Troop # 204 2nd Place - Tie
Jackson Township Community Rod & Gun Club
Jackson Township Cub Scouts Pack  # 204
Jackson Township Girl Scouts Troop 40737 & 40787 3rd Place
Jackson Township Lions Club
Jackson Township Police Department 5th Place
Jackson Township Senior Center
Laurel Mountain Bible Church
St. John Vianney Church 2nd Place - Tie
St. John Vianney Church 4th Grade CCD Class 4th Place
St. Paul's Lutheran Church
Singer Hill Grace Brethren Church
The Village Families (Smiths, Devlins & Kuhars)
Tri-Area Museum & Historical Society


















Light-Up Night Carolers
Pike Grace Brethren Church (5:30 - 6:00 pm)
Singer Hill Grace Brethren Church (6:00 - 6:30 pm)
Jackson Elementary 4th & 5th Grade Chorus (6:30 - 7:00 pm)
Chickaree Union Church (7:00 - 7:30 pm)
Light-Up Night Refreshments
Jackson Twp. Boy Scouts Troop # 204
Other Participants


Special Thanks to. . . .
Al Pagano - Tree Stand for Community Christmas Tree
Bruce Baker - Erecting Christmas Trees for Festival of Trees
Businesses, Churches & Organizations - Festival of Trees sponsors
Charlie Rametta - Photographer
Chickaree Union Church - Caroling
Jackson Twp. Boy Scouts Troop # 204 - Refreshments
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
Jackson Twp. Vol. Fire Co. Fire Police - Traffic control & parking
Karen Nagy - Christmas lights for Community Tree.
Pike Grace Brethren Church - Caroling
Santa Claus for making a special guest appearance
Singer Hill Grace Brethren Church - Caroling
Jackson Elementary 4th & 5th Grade Chorus - Caroling
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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