HAWTHORNE TREE LIGHTING AND PARADE
We, the undersigned residents of Hawthorne, request that the Hawthorne Chamber of Commerce reschedule it's 2018 Santa Parade to be held in the evening, immediately preceding the lighting of the tree. We request this for the following reasons
• Many local organizations put tremendous effort into their parade floats, they should be shared with as many residents as possible
. • The daytime parade competes with too many family activities and attendance has suffered in recent years.
• When the parade and tree lighting were held together, attendance for both events was larger and the community had more opportunity to participate.
We appreciate the Chamber bringing this beloved parade to our community year after year. Please make it possible for more residents to share it with you and each other. Please hold next year's parade in the evening. Thank you for your consideration.