Friday, November 27, 2009

Christmas Folk Party: Successful Benefit for Community and Neighborhood Center

Downtown Plymouth is beginning to look a lot like Christmas, with all the folks who gathered on Friday night to ring in the holidays. Droves of families met out front of the City Center to welcome Mr. and Mrs. Santa Claus who arrived in all their splendor riding and waving to children on the Plymouth's fire truck. For years the city has carried on this tradition, but this year there were many new sights to behold. The Marshall County Historic museum stayed open late to welcome guests. Immediately following the debut of the fireworks celebration, a man with a child on his shoulders was overheard shouting, "I love Plymouth!"

As the annual festivities carried on, the public entered into the inSPIRATIVE art center on Garro and Michigan Street entrances for a Christmas Folk Party. This benefit was a community event to for the Marshall County Neighborhood Center. Presented by The Midas Center and inSPIRATIVE, the event was riddled with activities for all ages. Performer and songwriter, Chad Van Herk strummed in the holidays with some Christmas tunes and some songs from his debut album titled, Leavin' Footprints. This evening's activities were provided by our generous sponsors Heartland Artists, Herb Store, Imaginary Art School, Sisters' Tea and Eatery and The Laugh Out Loud Company. Mr. Art, the balloon artist provided guests with premium balloons, including the Grinch (pictured below), won by Don Relos and his family.

Proceeds from the event will go to Marshall County Neighborhood Center. Pictured below, Sarah Hendrix, Executive Director from the Marshall County Neighborhood Center addressing the crowd. Also pictured below, guests enjoying the various festivities from the event.


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