Chester gets into the Christmas spirit

The Chester Community Association (CCA) is bringing holiday cheer to Rt. 10 in the form of Christmas wreaths. In 2011, the CCA started their annual Christmas mission by hanging six wreaths through Chester Village. They added 10 in 2012 and 15 more this year for a total of 31 wreaths, extending from Robertson Avenue to Chester Road.

On hand to hang the wreaths were Sean Eichert, David Temple, Kent Dodd and Elliott Fausz.

“Hanging the wreaths furthers CCA mission of creating a sense of place in Chester,” said CCA president, Elliott Fausz. “We hope it will go a long way in raising the community’s Christmas spirit and maybe spark some economic activity in the village over the long run.”

The Christmas wreath project is one of several projects the CCA has completed to create a sense of place in Chester. In 2007 the CCA installed “Welcome to Chester” signs on the east and west ends of Chester. They also contribute to maintaining Chester Park on the corner of Route 10 and Chester Road. The CCA uses monies raised from their annual community event ChesterFest and other individual contributions to fund projects in the community.

For more information about the Chester Community Association or to join, go to www.chestercommunity.org

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