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Weekend full of holiday activities on tap

December 1, 2010

The Big Spring VA Medical Center will hold its annual Lighting of the Lights ceremony beginning at 6 p.m. Friday. (File photo)

The Christmas season in Big Spring will start with a bang this weekend.

The Big Spring VA Medical Center will kick-start a weekend full of Christmas activities when it holds its 18th annual “Lighting of the Lights” ceremony Friday. The event, which will conclude with the lighting of thousands of lights decorating the hospital, will begin at 6 p.m.

Because of ongoing construction in the main lobby, the event will be moved to the hospital's out-patient lobby.

Holiday carols will be led by veterans, refreshments will be served and, last but certainly not least, Santa will visit with all children, said Iva Jo Hanslik, community relations director for the medical center.

VAMC Director Daniel Marsh, assisted by children in the audience, will light the lights on the indoor Christmas tree, simultaneously illuminating the display of outdoor lights.

“We invite the community to join in this festive occasion,” Hanslik said.

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