Kiwanis tree lighting ceremony is Nov. 24

GLADSTONE — A lighting ceremony for the Gladstone-Rapid River Kiwanis Club’s Christmas Tree of Lights will take place at 8:15 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 24, in Van Cleve Park. This tree will be lit nightly through Jan. 3 in honor and remembrance of individuals who have lights purchased in their names.

To purchase one or more lights in remembrance or honor of a loved one, fill out an order form and mail it to the Gladstone-Rapid River Kiwanis at P.O. Box 22, Gladstone, MI 49837. Order forms are available at Elmer’s County Market, Viau’s Supermarket, Pat’s IGA, Gladstone City Hall, and Rapid River Mini Mart. The deadline for light purchases is Dec. 23, and checks should be payable to Gladstone Kiwanis.