Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Christmas Notes ...

It may not feel like the holidays today, but Downtown Dixon is already
ringing in the holiday cheer. The many stores have their holiday
decorations starting to go up, the riverfront put up some lights and
Hennepin Ave. got the star treatment thanks to several volunteers last
Friday and some generous businesses. Big thanks to Wendler Engineering,
Audio Video Connection, Wedding Whims and Bill and Dicks. And thanks to
Scott Brown, Dennis Turner, Nicole Bollman, and Mitch Tucker for helping
to put up the decorations.

And just one big note this week ...
The annual Christmas Walk presented by Dixon Main Street and the Dixon
Chamber of Commerce is Friday, Dec. 3 from 6-9 p.m. The Great Snowball
Drop will be held at 7 p.m. and all the classic events will be taking
place: Horse and Wagon Rides, business give-aways, and much more. On
Saturday, come back downtown for the Breakfast with Santa event at the
Post House Ballroom and LCCOA from 8-11 a.m. And the Municipal Band
concert that evening at the Historic Dixon Theatre at 7 p.m. Get more
details and a map at www.dixonil.com/mainstreet.

That night, DMS will be drawing our raffle winner. Check out our raffle
board at Snyder's to see how high the pot is growing! And speaking of
Snyder's, they are helping us with our Orange Fundraiser. If you haven't
ordered your oranges yet, email me today!

Finally, don't forget to shop local this holiday season. And this
Saturday is being promoted as Small Business Saturday across the
country. Take part and shop local!

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