Light Festival closed the season

Light Festival closed the season

QUINCY (WGEM) – New 12 months’s Eve was the final evening Wavering-Moorman Park was brightly lit for the annual Pageant of Lights.

Show head Eric Dooley stated that regardless of the intense chilly in early December, the season was a hit with a rising variety of sponsors and good attendance.

He stated it was a community-wide staff effort to maintain the pageant present going, and he thanked everybody who confirmed their help.

“We’re grateful and grateful to everybody who has helped us come collectively to make this a actuality this 12 months and hopefully sooner or later. “It actually begins with the Illinois Division of Corrections and their dedication to the challenge and all of the volunteers concerned and all of the donors and sponsors we have been fortunate sufficient to have attended,” Dooley stated.

Dooley stated it is likely to be robust due to the display screen’s dimension and value, however he hopes he’ll be capable to return once more subsequent vacation season.

“We’re a younger group and it is a big challenge to begin with and we’re working actually exhausting to get the help we have to pay for an exhibition of this dimension,” stated Dooley.

Dooley stated the present has grown from 15 paid sponsorships final season to just about 40 this season.

“We now have a protracted approach to go, however we have made progress this 12 months and we’re enthusiastic about it and we hope we will proceed this journey into 2023,” Dooley stated.

He stated the group ought to know by subsequent week the overall cash raised from this 12 months’s exhibition.

Click on for extra details about the Pageant of Lights Here.


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