Back for its 31st year, the Mayor’s Holiday Tree Lighting ceremony in Prairie Village on Thursday drew hundreds to Corinth Square to ring in the Christmas season.
Mayor Laura Wassmer was joined by Kansas City Chiefs mascot KC Wolf and Santa himself to flip the switch on the tree, adorned with bright lights and gold and red bulbs. The crowd also got to enjoy the dancing of young performers from Dancerz Unlimited and the Shawnee Mission East drum line.
Donations accepted during the evening go to the Prairie Village Foundation’s Mayor’s Holiday Tree Fund, which provides assistance to residents who are having difficulty with home maintenance costs, utility bills and other needs.
You can still make a donation to the fund throughout the holiday season. Find more information on the foundation’s website here.
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