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Exeter Christmas Open House begins Nov. 29
The Downtown Merchants Association will hold its 21st annual Exeter Christmas Open House from 5-9 p.m. every Thursday between Nov. 29 and Dec. 20 throughout downtown Exeter.
The event kicks off the holiday season on Nov. 29 as businesses stay open later than normal business hours to welcome holiday shoppers with hot drinks and warm appetizers.
Tricia Kirksey Real Estate is sponsoring antique firetruck rides each Thursday night. Santa Claus will also be available for photographs at Mixter Park, Pine and E streets, each Thursday night.
For more information, call the Exeter Chamber of Commece at 559-592-2919.
Lindsay Chamber now accepting nominations for its annual awards
The annual awards dinner was established to recognize significant contributions made by the Lindsay community members and businesses. Awards will be presented to individuals whom have exemplified the spirit of Lindsay. This year’s dinner, “Black & White Gala,” will be held at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 26 at the McDermont Field House, 365 N. Sweetbriar Avenue in Lindsay.
Awards are as follows: Man of the Year, Women of the Year, Youth of the Year, Organization of the Year, Business of the Year, Employee of the Year.
The Lindsay Chamber is asking its members to take a moment to nominate an individual, organization or business that you know fits the criteria and whose contributions to the community deserve to be recognized with a prestigious award. Nomination deadline is Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2012. Nomination forms are available at the Lindsay Chamber of Commerce office, 133 West Honolulu St.
For more information, contact the chamber at firstname.lastname@example.org or 559-562-4929.