Jackson Township
Cambria County, Pennsylvania


Jackson Twp. Light-Up Night

Jackson Township will hold it's 4th Annual Light-Up Night on Sunday, November 29th 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.

2009 Jackson Twp. Light-Up Night
Sunday, November 29 - 5:30 - 8:30 pm

Special Guest. . . .Santa Claus

2009 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
Cobie's Corner Restaurant 3rd Place
Espe Chiropractic
Final Touch Salon 4th Place
First National Bank of PA
Janna's Hair & Tanning Salon 1st Place
Kamzik Septic & Porta-Johns 2nd Place
Mercik's Ideal Market 5th Place
Nealen's Personal Care
Somerset Trust
Organizations & Groups
Jackson Township Boy Scouts Troop # 204 3rd Place
Jackson Township Girl Scout Daisy Troop # 40745
Jackson Township Cub Scouts Pack  # 204 1st Place
Jackson Elementary P.T.O. 2nd Place - Tie
Jackson Township Community Rod & Gun Club 5th Place - Tie
Jackson Township Girl Scouts Troop # 40737
Jackson Township Lions Club
Jackson Township Police Department 2nd Place - Tie
Jackson Township Recreation Commission
Jackson Township Senior Center
Northern Cambria County Relay for Life
Singer Hill Grace Brethren Church
St. John Vianney Catholic Church 4th Place - Tie
The Village Family Children (Smiths, Devlins & Kuhars)
Tri-Area Museum & Historical Society 5th Place - Tie
Light-Up Night Carolers
Chickaree Union Church (5:30 - 6:00 pm)
Pike Grace Brethren Church (6:00 - 6:30 pm)
Singer Hill Grace Brethren Church (6:30 - 7:00 pm)
Vinco Brethren Church (7:00 - 7:30 pm)
Jackson Elementary 4th & 5th Grade Chorus (7:30 - 8:00 pm)
Light-Up Night Refreshments
Jackson Twp. Boy Scouts Troop # 204
Other Participants


Special Thanks to. . . .
Bruce Baker - Erecting Christmas Trees for Festival of Trees
Businesses, Churches & Organizations - Festival of Trees sponsors
Charley Rametta - Photographer
Chickaree Union Church - Caroling
Jackson Elementary 4th & 5th Grade Chorus - 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
Pike Grace Brethren Church - Caroling
Santa Claus for making a special guest appearance
Singer Hill Grace Brethren Church - Caroling
Vinco Brethren Church - 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.

4th Annual Lighting Contest Route
Holiday Lighting & Decorating Contest Photo Gallery





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