Community helped create twinkle and cheer on Main Street

SPRINGFIELD, Vt. – Every year the Springfield Regional Chamber of Commerce decorates the lamp posts on Main Street in downtown Springfield with banners and white lights to bring twinkle and cheer to the neighborhood during the winter months. This tradition creates an inviting avenue for visitors passing through our lovely town, and brings about a sense of warmth and community for all who live here.

Many of the lights we used last year were worn out or broken, so we asked the community for help with replacing them. The outpouring of enthusiasm and financial support has been overwhelming. We are so grateful and moved by everyone’s generosity. Thanks to our Chamber Vice President Jeff Perkins and Second Vice President Dan Harrington for hanging the banners and doing such a beautiful job of putting up the lights. A special thank you goes out to HB Energy Solutions for their enormous assistance with this project, and a huge shout out to Chamber board member Brian Hernon and his team for their amazing efforts setting up Santa’s house and doing the legwork for the tree lighting ceremony. We also appreciate Jeff Graham of Graham & Graham PC for donating the lovely community tree. The downtown avenue is looking festive and bright, and Chamber wants to express utmost gratitude to the following organizations and individuals who helped to Light the Poles this holiday season:

 

With community effort, Main Street now looks festive for the winter months. Photo provided

Linley & Wendy Messer

Jeff Taft-Dick

Buddy & Deanna Dexter

Sandy & Peter MacGillivray

Dr. Chris Fauver

Dale & Rich Dechen – in memory of LCPL Kurt E. Dechen

Mary & Leon Perry

Ascutney House & Davis Home

Tree Farm Campground

Patti & Mike Putnam

Andy & Pollyanna Bladyka

Springfield Community Players

Warren & Jeanice Garfield

The R. Neronskys

Graham & Graham PC

Association of Springfield Area Churches

Cathy Carter

Carol & Bill Eramo

Kristi & Sharon Morris

Chris & Anita Allen

Alan Woodbury

Jason & Julie Thom

Von Bargen’s Jewelry

Doug & Judi Priestley

David King – King’s Corner

Dark Mountain Games

Steve & Char Osterland

Springfield Democratic Town Committee

Alva Waste Services, Matthew Priestley

Springfield Hospital

DuBois & King

John & Hollie Conway

Dan Gurney & Lori Muse

Virginia Thulen

HCRS

Springfield Peace Vigil

Walter Martone

Springfield Area Booster Club

The Gabriel Nelson Family

Christian & Lizzy Craig

Bibens Home Center

Springfield Orthodontics, Dr. Emily Samuel

The Young Family – In Memory of Stevie Weaver

Brady & Callahan

Denise & Rachel Hunter

The Hinckley Family

Terri J. Huck & Neil F. Sorenson

Carol Cole

Springfield Food Co-op

Lucas Industries

Springfield Regional Development Corporation

Lawrence & Wheeler

Robert & Robin Lewis

Darlyn Walker

Kelley Sales & Service

Mike Martin

 

 

 

 

 

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