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Douglasville, GA - The Douglas County Board of Commissioners is hosting a special Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony that is free and open to the public to introduce the new Douglas County Citizens Christmas Tree. The event is happening on Monday, December 2nd, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. outside and in front of the Douglas County Courthouse located at 8700 Hospital Drive, Douglasville, Ga. 30134.
"We are thrilled and pleased to offer this wonderful opportunity for the community to come together and kick off the Holiday season to celebrate the lighting of our new Citizens Christmas Tree," Chairman Dr. Romona Jackson Jones said. "We will have hot chocolate and two choruses singing from our school system to celebrate this wonderful and glorious season for our community."
Alexander High School combined mastery choirs led by director Sandra Chandler and the Annette Winn Elementary School Chorus led by Linda Rogers will be singing at the Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony. "Citizens are encouraged to bring their digital phones to take pictures with Santa Claus who is expected to be arriving at some point in the ceremony," said Rick Martin, Director of Communications and Community Relations for Douglas County. "This is a community event where will have many people expected like volunteers from Oaks at Douglasville Senior living, who will assist us with coordination of photos of children who are attending."
The Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony kicks off the 21st Annual Christmas Concerts in the Douglas County Courthouse where twenty-four choruses will be performing inside the Courthouse from December 4 through December 20. "Our concerts inside the courthouse will air live on our government access channel, dctv23 23 or available for viewing live on line at dctv23.com," Martin said.
For more information, the public is invited to call the Communications and Community Relations department at 770-920-7303.