Christmas Fest is just around the corner ** November 22, 2014
Dear Fellow Chamber Members:
The Mokena Chamber of Commerce proudly presents a day of Holiday Merriment for the whole family beginning at 10:00 am with Santa’s Workshop, Artisans/Crafters, Letters to Santa, Creating Christmas Decorations and more at Mokena Elementary School, 11244 Willowcrest Lane. Lunch and Pictures with Santa from 11:00 am to 1:30 pm // Lunch: Adults $7 / Children $4 // Photos $5. Then, stroll on over to Front Street to enjoy more festivities including the famous “Lighted Christmas Parade” at 5:00 pm followed by the Tree Lighting ceremony. The Family Christmas Dance follows immediately after the tree lighting until 10:00 pm at the Mokena VFW Post #725, 19852 S. Wolf Road // Adults $5 / Kids $3 / under 2 free.
To make this event a success we need sponsors and volunteers. The following is a list of sponsorship categories needed.
$250.00 – Santa $150.00 – Elf
$100.00 – Snowman $ 50.00 – Reindeer
We can also use raffle prize gifts and items for gift bags for the children visiting Santa. For your donation, you will be recognized on signs posted during the event.
The success of Christmas Fest is not possible without volunteers; we need volunteers to help at events on Saturday. If you would like to volunteer or be on the committee, please give me a call.
We also encourage you to participate in the lighted parade. All that is required is that you have lights on your float, car or person. It will be a wonderful sight.
If you need additional information, please contact Debbie Engler – 708-609-6238. PLEASE fill out the attached FORM and return to the Chamber Office with your check or gift by November 3rd.
“Images of America – Mokena”
Treasure this keepsake book of images celebrating the history of your town, Mokena, by Matthew T. Galik. Using archival photographs, each title presents the distinctive stories from the past that shape the character of the community today. It also makes a wonderful gift to share with a former Mokena native.
Limited number available at the Mokena Chamber Office – Only $20