North Charleston street decorations to benefit families

Grapevine wreaths for fall will go up allong East Montague Avenue and the the Olde North Charleston Merchants Association and the City of North Charleston Cultural Arts Department are collecting donations to benefit the City of North Charleston’s Christmas Charity for needy families.

Schools, community groups, churches, businesses and individuals are invited to participate in this second annual beautification effort. Wreath sponsors may purchase a 24” grapevine wreath with two sided orange ribbon for $25and personalize it with decorations of their choosing, or sponsors may choose to purchase a pre-decorated wreath for $50. Past participants have the option of redecorating last year’s wreath for $15.

Wreaths with sponsor name will be displayed on light poles lining the Olde Village section of East Montague Avenue throughout October and November. The deadline for wreath purchases is 5:00pm on Monday, September 24, 2012. Wreaths should be decorated and ready to hang by October 1.To sponsor a wreath or for more information contact the City of North Charleston Cultural Arts Department at (843) 740-5854 or

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