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July

Craddock Terry Hotel Tree Lighting

Immediately following parade: Join us as the staff of the award-winning Craddock Terry lights their court yard Christmas tree. Coffee and cocoa will be served. Details TBA.

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03

July

2015 Lynchburg Christmas Parade Press Release

Laurie Gulluscio / Director of Marketing & Membership / Chairman of the Lynchburg Christmas Parade
Lynchburg Retail Merchants Association
2412 Langhorne Rd, Lynchburg VA 24501
Laurie@LynchburgRMA.com / Cell (434) 420-1462

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Download the Press-Release-for-the-Lynchburg-Christmas-Parade..pdf

Lynchburg Christmas Parade organizers add the word “holiday” to the event title

October 31, 2015  More positive growing pains for the Lynchburg Christmas parade organizers this year. The first Lynchburg Christmas Parade was held in 1959, hosted and named then by the Lynchburg Jaycees.  In 2003, The Fire Foundation (formerly the Lynchburg Fire & EMS Foundation) became the host of the

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03

July

Photos with Santa

3:00 pm: Downtown YMCA will be hosting a Santa photo session before the parade. Bring a new pair of mittens or gloves or hat and gloves to donate. One donation per child per photo.

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03

July

RMA Accepting Applications for Participation

PRESS RELEASE

For More Information Contact:
Retail Merchants Association Lynchburg Va
Laurie Gulluscio
Director of Marketing & Membership
(434) 528-1732
Laurie@LynchburgRMA.com

RETAIL MERCHANTS IS ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR PARADE PARTICIPANTS

As of September 8th the Lynchburg Christmas Parade will be exactly three months away (hard to believe I know). Sign up today!
The annual December Lynchburg Christmas Parade in downtown Lynchburg is something anticipated by many each year. Some exciting news for 2013… the Lynchburg Retail Merchants Association will be the new HOST of this event. Some exciting changes will be planned and they hope to have you as a

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03

July

A Christmas Carol

2:00 pm: ‘Tis the season for merriment and fun! Catch the holiday spirit at the Academy of Fine Arts on Sunday, December 8. Theatre IV from Richmond will be coming to town to perform the heart-warming musical based on the Charles Dickens classic: A Christmas Carol. One showing only at 2:00pm. Tickets are $12/adults, and $8/students. Perfect for the whole family! http://www.academyfinearts.com/stage/boxoffice.asp

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03

July

Christmas Story Time

The Night Before Christmas & The Christmas Story

4:00 pm: Holiday Inn Select lobby, join us as our beautiful Shani Roberts reads The Night Before Christmas & The Christmas Story. Treats will be given out to kids. Books will be given away in a drawing at the end of the program.

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03

July

Children’s Choir Performances

3:30 pm: Various local Children’s Choirs from our area will be singing in the Fountain Area of the Community Market. Join us for some wonderful holiday cheer.

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03

July

Why there was no “Snow/Ice” Date for the Christmas Parade

“In the history of the parade, we were unable to determine that an alternate date had ever been secured. Being this year’s organizers for the first time, we simply followed suit. Because of the number of city employees that are needed to work the parade (before, during and after), scheduling an alternate date is next to impossible. The Retail Merchants Association, the Lynchburg Parks & Recreation and the entire Parade Committee made up of local business people in the downtown area, began working in March 2013 to put on an

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03

July

For Immediate Release: Some Obvious Winners in Parade Contest 2015, some not so Obvious

Laurie Gulluscio / Director of Marketing & Membership / Chairman of the Lynchburg Christmas Parade
Lynchburg Retail Merchants Association
2412 Langhorne Rd, Lynchburg VA 24501
Laurie@LynchburgRMA.com / Cell (434) 420-1462

December 8, 2015

I think it is well noted that the December 7th Lynchburg Christmas & Holiday Parade was a big hit for 2015, but for the Parade Judges there were some obvious winners and some not so obvious winners.

Many might not know but one of the reasons Monument Terrace is lite up for the parade is not just for the MC’s but for

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June

Lynchburg Christmas Parade Coming December 8

PRESS RELEASE

For More Information Contact:
Retail Merchants Association Lynchburg Va
Laurie Gulluscio
Director of Marketing & Membership
(434) 528-1732
Laurie@LynchburgRMA.com

The annual December Lynchburg Christmas Parade in downtown Lynchburg is something anticipated by many each year. Some exciting news for 2013… the Lynchburg Retail Merchants Association serving the Lynchburg area since 1907, will be the new host of this event. We’d like to thank the Lynchburg Fire Foundation for their years of service in organizing this event.  They have been generous enough to hand over the responsibility to RMA and Captain Heather Childress has graciously agreed

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