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Christmas tree lighting in Cedar Rapids

CEDAR RAPIDS (KWWL)-- On Tuesday December 2 employees from City Parks and Recreation and Forestry departments will erect the 2008 City Christmas Tree on the Veterans Memorial Plaza.

The tree is a 28 foot Colorado Blue Spruce donated by Janet Sumner of 361 22nd Avenue SW where it had out grown the space in her back yard.

The tree lighting ceremony will take place in conjunction with the 2008 Fire and Ice downtown festivities and will be at 5:30 p.m. on Saturday Dec. 6 on the Plaza. Shortly after the lighting ceremony will follow the holiday parade.

 

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