The 7th Annual Spirit of Alpha Christmas Celebration will be held from 4 to 7:30 p.m., Sat., Dec. 3, at the Alpha Legion, 213 West A St. The celebration will feature a soup and chili supper by the Legionnaires; door prizes, including a turkey and ham; sweet treats provided by the Ladies of the Legion Auxiliary; and make and take Christmas ornaments for kids.
There will be decorated tree, wreath, and mini tree contests and displays. Anyone – individuals, businesses, organizations – can enter a tree (artificial tree, lights, decorations – use your imagination). The same for the wreaths and mini trees. Mini trees should be 36-inches or smaller. They will be on tables with the wreaths. Please bring wreath stands, if possible. Set-up will be Fri., Dec. 2, from 4 to 8 p.m. and Sat., Dec. 3, from 9 a.m. to noon. Everything must be removed Saturday after the event or by 1 p.m., Sun., Dec. 4. Attendees can purchase tickets to vote for their favorites! Voting ends at 7 p.m. Cash prizes will be awarded shortly after.
Mrs. and Mrs. Claus will be there from 5 to 6 p.m. There will also be an outdoor home decorating contest with prizes awarded. For more information or questions, please contact Edna at 309-629-9201 or Tena at 309-781-0371.