Parade to be Dec. 19
At the Chamber of Commerce meeting Thursday, Nov.18, Sunday, Dec. 19 was the date selected for the Christmas torch light parade and Open House in Cottonwood.
Everyone is welcome to put a lighted entry in the parade with set up at the recycle lot across from Cash & Carry at 4:30 p.m. and the parade to start at 5 p.m. The parade will go west on Main Street and North on King Street.
The boy’s basketball team will host the spagetti and salad supper at the hall with the Chamber suppling hot coffee and cider. Serving to start at 6 p.m.
A dessert table with cookies, pie and cake will be for sale by the Dance Team.
Appreciation was expressed to those merchants who put up fall decorations and plans are for the Christmas decoration to go up following Thanksgiving. Plans are to use last years candy canes, lights and green garlands, as fund evergreens.
The hospital will be giving employees Chamber Bucks again this year. For others wishing to support local buisnesses Bucks are available from Joan at Wells Fargo.
A report was given by Deb Clark on the legislature tour held Sunday, Nov.14 when 4 bus loads visited the Job Corp Houseing which is now used by BLM and those working at NICI. Militec was also part of the tour.
They visited St. Mary’s Clinic and Jack Wimer Machine before going back to Lewiston. Chamber members thought it would be nice in 4 years for the next visit to this area that Cottonwood hosts the tour.
The Dec. 9 meeting will include the election of officers for 2005. Needed are president, vice-president, secretary and treasurer. Dar Forsmann is looking at treasurer position.
At this time finial plans will be discussed for the Dec.19 parade and Open House. Next meeting is Thursday, Dec.9 at 8 a.m. at the coffee Mill Creations on Main Street.