City Kicks Off Season With Adopt-a-Tree Gala

The Greater Cameron Landmarks Commission is sponsoring its second annual Adopt-A-Tree Christmas Gala.

This year trees and wreaths are on display in the lower level of the First United Methodist Church on Church Street. Viewing times are: noon to 2 p.m. Sunday; 4-6 p.m. Wednesday; 5-6:30 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.

In conjunction with viewing times, tours of the historic 10 Church St. house, across from Cameron Elementary, will be offered for a small donation. Children under 12 tour free with an adult.

Trees were donated by local businesses and individuals including Cameron Hometown Hardware and Lois Berzman. Among those sponsoring decorated trees and wreaths this year are Blue & Gold Christian Center, Cameron Baptist Church WMU, Big Run Christian Church, Dry Ridge CEOS and Cameron and County 4-H.

The city’s annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony will take place at 6:30 p.m. Friday outside the BB&T Main Street branch building with music by the Cameron High School Chorus. The tree auction will follow at the church at 7:30 p.m. Auction services will again be donated by Richmond Auctioneer Services, Chad Richmond, auctioneer. All proceeds benefit restoration efforts for the B&O Depot building, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

For more information call 304-686-3525 or 304-686-3658.