What is the Mayor’s Christmas Tree Fund?
Edgerton has always watched over our neighbors by helping those who would otherwise not have the resources to celebrate the holidays with their loved ones by providing gifts, food and other items.
In 2019, Edgerton hosted several fundraisers for the Mayor’s Christmas Tree Fund, which helps out people right here in the community all year long. Some of the projects done in the past include: renovating a bathroom to make it handicap accessible for a resident with MS; helping a resident who was in the hospital come home to a safe space; and giving gifts to families who would otherwise go without during the holiday season.
Tree Lighting Ceremony and Santa Visits Community Hall
Join us at the downtown Greenspace on Friday, December 6,2019 at 6:30 p.m. for the annual Mayor’s Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony. Mayor Roberts will flip the switch to welcome in the holiday season. The Edgerton Elementary School Choir will perform.
Afterward, warm up with some hot cocoa and cookies at Community Hall. At 7:00 p.m., Santa will make a special appearance. The kids will get a chance to tell him what they want for Christmas and receive a small gift. This is a free event.
Christmas Tree Decorating Contest
The Christmas Tree Decorating contest is back too. The 4-ft. tall plywood trees are $40 each, with all the money raised going to the Mayor’s Christmas Tree Fund. Groups must register by Oct. 21. Trees will be available for pickup on October 28 and must be returned by November 29. The decorated trees will be on display at the annual Mayor’s Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony in December. The community will vote for their favorites and the top three will win a prize.
Holiday Home Decorating Contest
We’re looking for nominations for the annual Holiday Home Decorating Contest. The residents of the winning houses will be notified and receive a cash prize, a special yard sign and they’ll be invited to a City Council meeting to be recognized.
The winning homes will also be featured on our website and social media pages.
Nominate the best lit homes in town by Wednesday, December 11. Winners will be notified on Wednesday, December 18.