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Cheshire streets twinkle with generosity, hope during 14th annual luminary event

November 10, 2018 08:09PM By Steven Scarpa, Record-Journal staff CHESHIRE — Once again Cheshire was illuminated by electricity and generosity Saturday. For the fourteenth year, volunteers fanned out in the afternoon, placing luminaries — tiny 15-hour burning candles — all around town. Each luminary signifies a donation to Cheshire’s Lights of Hope, which in turn…
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WTIC Interview: 14th Annual Cheshire’s Lights of Hope This Weekend

NOVEMBER 09, 2018 - 10:38 PM Cheshire, Conn. - The 14th annual Cheshire's Lights of Hope is set for this weekend where thousands of burning candles will unite the town and and raise money for local charities. Over 50,000 candles are estimated to light the night sky across neighborhoods, shops, and schools in Cheshire. The…
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14th Annual Cheshire’s Lights of Hope to Light the Night on Saturday, November 10

More than 50,000 luminaries throughout the town and hundreds of volunteers to shine a light on importance of neighbors helping neighbors; Event raises in excess of $70,000; local charities presented donations. WHAT: Hundreds of volunteers and supporters will gather on the First Congregational Church green for the 14th annual Cheshire’s Lights of Hope luminary event,…
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Cheshire’s Lights Of Hope “Show Us Your Glow” Photo Sweepstakes

Show Us Your "Glow" for this year's event on November 10, and you could win one of 3 $100 Cheshire's Lights of Hope apparel packages and have your photos displayed in our town hall and other places! Entering is Easy As 1-2-3! 1. Take a photo of how you, your family, friends, neighbors, pets etc. celebrate…
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We’re Having A Party!

Join Us for a Great Cause! On Saturday, June 24th, Cheshire’s Lights of Hope is going to be hosting the first annual Neighborhood Park Picnic at Mixville Park in Cheshire. The event will run from 3 – 7 pm (rain or shine) and will feature live music, games, a silent auction as well as hot…
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First Neighborhood Park Picnic!

On Saturday June 24th, Cheshire Lights of Hope is going to be hosting the first Neighborhood Park Picnic at Mixville Park from 3-7pm, and we are looking for volunteers. It’s a great opportunity for students to gain community service hours, help the community, and also have some fun! At the Neighborhood Park Picnic, there is going to…
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A Behind the Scenes Look at Cheshire’s Lights of Hope

Every November, most of the people reading this pick up their kit either from ACE Hardware or their street captain to prepare for the annual Cheshire's Lights of Hope. The 30-60 minutes it takes to set up the luminaries in front of one’s house pales in comparison to what happens as early as mid-October, as…
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My First Experience Volunteering For Cheshire’s Lights of Hope

My first experience volunteering for Cheshire Lights of Hope By: Mike Lewis When I first walked into Paws on October 25th, 2016, I walked into the wrong door. I went into the actual pet resort, a door we have walked in with my terrorized dog a few times, and waited for five minutes before my…
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