“A Beary Merry Christmas” Planning Meeting

(Above video was taken during “Light Up the Season” in 2011)

**Next Planning Meeting – Tuesday, September 24th 8:30 @ Chamber**

The Christmas season in Downtown New Bern kicks off in 81 days with Light Up the Season.   The planning committee has been working hard since early May to make this season the best yet with new and exciting things taking place.  Details to come very soon on Light Up the Season AND a first ever Sledding & Shopping event in our Downtown.

The Marketing Committee is in the process of working with area media representatives to ensure we are taking advantage of all of our resources to promote A Beary Merry Christmas.

In addition to promoting A Beary Merry Christmas, the Christmas Committee is in charge of planning and coordinating many different events during the season as well.  Santa House, Light Up the Season, A Beary Beautiful Wreath Contest, Scavenger Hunt, Letters from Santa and Sledding & Shopping Sunday with RCS Food Drive.  We are currently looking for businesses, individuals or civic groups to help with the various events.  If you or someone you know would be interested in helping please let us know.

Santa House – Lisa Edwards, 670-0028

Santa Letters – Amanda Banks, 636-8780

Light Up the Season – Amber McCracken, 703-599-0134

Sledding & Shopping Sunday (Craven Street) – Amanda Banks, 636-8780

Thank you to the following businesses who have already made their commitment to making this year the best yet!

Joe Alcoke Auto & Truck  ·  Chesnutt, Clemmons & Peacock, P.A. ·  A.G. Salem & Associates, PLLC ·  Morgan’s Tavern & Grill ·  Carolina Creations ·  Mitchell Hardware ·  The Four C’s ·  Baker’s Kitchen ·  MJ’s Raw Bar & Grill ·  New Bern Firemen’s Museum ·  New Bern Tours ·  Twice As Nice ·  The Pepsi Store ·  Wells Fargo

Submitted by, Amanda Banks, Partner/Office Manager, A.G. Salem & Associates, PLLC