West View collecting ornaments to adorn Christmas tree; light up night scheduled for Friday
West View residents still have time time to help create the decorations for the community Christmas tree that will be lighted on Friday evening to help usher in the holiday season.
Residents have until Wednesday, Dec. 5, to donate weather resistant ornaments for the tree.
Ornaments, which should include a string hanger, can be dropped off at the West View Floral Shoppe located at 452 Perry Highway.
The community will gather between 6 and 8 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 7, to light the tree and share in the festivities.
A series of musical performances will begin at 6 p.m. featuring the North Hills Children’s Choir, the North Hills Brass Band andRidgewood Church, which also will be collecting donations for its food pantry.
Activities will include face painting and an chance to make your own reindeer food.
Santa is scheduled to arrive at 7 p.m. by fire truck to light the tree and visit with children.
Residents looking to make the holidays brighter for needy children also can donate in the toy drive being conducted by the West View and Ross police departments.
Through Saturday, Dec. 8, new unwrapped toys as well as cash donations can be dropped off at the West View police station located at 441 Perry Highway, or the Ross police station at 1000 Municipal Drive.
Donations made by check should be written to the Ross Twp. Police Association.
Tony LaRussa is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Tony at 724-772-6368 or [email protected] or via Twitter @TonyLaRussaTrib.