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DACC, COTR Committee accepting nominations for Saint Nick

He could be your next-door neighbor or your baseball coach. She could be your Sunday school teacher or your Girl Scout leader. Who are we talking about? The 2019 Saint Nicholas is a Demopolis resident who best portrays the spirit of Christmas all year long by being involved in the development of the lives of children in our community. This person is someone who has made a positive impact on your life or the lives of your children. He or she is someone who brightens your day when you see them or goes the extra mile when you need a little boost. This person is drawn to children and children are drawn to them. He or she seeks ways to help, teach, guide, or lead children to become the best version of themselves. Who comes to mind when you think of the next Saint Nick?

The Demopolis Area Chamber of Commerce and the Christmas on the River Committee are seeking nominations for the 2019 Saint Nick. There is no greater compliment than for someone to sit down and write a letter of recommendation on your behalf. All of us know someone who has made a difference in our community in the lives of the children in our area. Take a few minutes and write a letter of recommendation for someone who has made a lasting impression on you.

The crowning of Saint Nick event will be held on Thursday, December 5th in the public square, downtown Demopolis at 6:00 PM. In case of inclement weather the event will be held at the Demopolis Civic Center. The children of Demopolis with their handmade lanterns will have a Lantern Light Parade to kick the evening off. We will light Public Square, the Christmas story will be read, there will be a live nativity, special entertainment, and we will close with a little trip over to the Demopolis Public Library, where a special guest will be waiting. It is a fun filled event honoring people that help make Demopolis such a wonderful community.

Nominations may be submitted in written form and sent to the Chamber of Commerce no later than November 20, 2019. Remember to sign your letter. You may also submit your nomination online using the link: https://southernblessings.typeform.com/to/qBIesd. If you’d rather mail your letter you can send it to P.O. Box 667, Demopolis, AL 36732. The Chamber office is downtown at 102 E. Washington St. if you would like to drop it off. You can also email your nomination to director@demopolischamber.com. For more information or questions contact the Chamber of Commerce at 334-289-0270.