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Community Coucil Reminds Residents of Tree Lighting Ceremony, Adopt a Family

Community Council also reminds residents of the "Adopt a Child for the Holidays" program.

A photo from the 2010 tree lighting ceremony in Levittown. Credit: Chris Boyle
A photo from the 2010 tree lighting ceremony in Levittown. Credit: Chris Boyle
In their latest newsletter, the Levittown Community Council reminds residents of several upcoming holiday events taking place in town.

The Levittown Tree Lighting Ceremony, sponsored by the Levittown Chamber of Commerce, will be held on Monday, Dec. 3 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 pm at the Memorial Park, in front of the Levittown Library. Toys for Tots will be collecting, so the council said an unwrapped gift for an unfortunate child would be appreciated.

Looking for a way to give back this holiday season? The council said they are in need of donations for the Levittown School District's Holiday Adopt-a-Family program, which provides gifts, clothes and items for families in need.

The council said they had planned to adopt two families, but the district told them because so much is needed by this family, they have asked that the council take just one child and try to purchase all of the items on the list they've provided.

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The council said there are are two ways in which you can help: make a cash donation and the council will do the shopping, or purchase one or more of the items on the list below.

Please note that all gifts, gift cards and donations must be received by Dec. 12. The Levittown Community Council's adoptee is an 11-year-old seventh grade girl. Her shirt size is 10, her pants size is 10, and her shoe size is 4 1/2.

Special needs include: Boots, sneakers, slippers, socks, underwear, twin size sheets and towels. Interests and "Wants" include: Tinkerbell stuff, dolls, jewelry, purse, wallet, perfume, razor scooter and craft items.

If purchasing gift cards, please purchase ones for local stores such as Target, Walmart, Toys R Us. Any denomination is appreciated. 

Purchased items may be dropped off at one of the following addresses: 29 Lilac Lane, Levittown (The Cassanos 796-3392) 42 Anchor Lane, Levittown (The Patanes 579-2831). For more info. please e-mail levittowncouncil@yahoo.com.

For more info. on the Community Council, please visit their Facebook page and follow their group on Patch.

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