‘Tis the season for downtown snowflakes

F.L. Crooks and Company Associate Rhianna Reichard and Jim Crooks, a member of the Destination Clarion Downtown committee and owner of F.L. Crooks and Company, holds one of the snowflakes that will be placed on the light poles on Main Street in Clarion this holiday season.

‘Tis the season for downtown snowflakes

CLARION Christmas is approaching quickly and the Destination Clarion Downtown Committee is working hard to makedowntown Clarion magical.

To achieve this goal, the committee is selling 36-inch lighted snowflakes to brighten community spirit and bring a charming experience to visitors during the holiday season.

Last year with the generous contributions fromthe community, the committee was able to purchase a total of 17lighted snowflakes that were placed on the light poles on Main Street.

The response from the community was overwhelming.

The committee was gratefulto the following businesses and individuals that purchased a snow flake last year:

4Lisa Milliron from 10.0 Gymnastics;

4Gene Puskash from McDonalds;

4JoAnn and Bernie Vavrek;

4Judy and Bill Mille;

4Carol LaPinto;

4Rose Logue;

4Christy Logue;

4Computer Support;

4Clarion Chamber of Commerce;

4Jeremy and Chrystal Jewell;

4Thursday Coffee Group;

4Terry Staffie; and

4Matt and Tammy Lerch

This year they would like to add to the number.They have orderedand received 18 additional snowflakes on faith that thecommunity would step up and provide assistance to this worthy cause.

The total cost of a snowflake is $150 each this includes freight.

The committee would greatly appreciate your support this year.

If you would like to purchase a snowflake, please makechecks payable to "Destination Clarion Downtown" and mail it to: Jim Crooks, P.O. Box 487, Clarion, Pa. 16214.