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Citadel News Service

Office of Public Affairs

November 4, 1999


The Citadel Celebrates Christmas

December 1
Angel Tree Project: Christmas trees decorated with stars displaying the names of more than 300 needy children and their gift wishes will be available on campus in Bond Hall, Mark Clark Hall, Daniel Library, and the Gift Shop. The public is invited to participate with The Citadel in giving this season.

December 2
Christmas Tree Lighting, 7:00 p.m.: Director of Choral Activities Nancy Lefter will lead members of the candlelight choir and spectators in a medley of Christmas carols at the annual lighting of The Citadel Christmas tree in front of 2nd battalion on the college campus. Open to the public.

December 4-6
Christmas Candlelight Service, 7:30 p.m.: The South Carolina Corps of Cadets will present the annual Christmas Candlelight service at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Sunday, and Monday in Summerall Chapel on The Citadel campus. The combined cadet choir, accompanied by a cadet brass ensemble, will observe the events of the Advent, the Annunciation, the Birth of the King, and Epiphany through Scripture lessons and carols. Traditional and international favorites will be sung, and special highlights will include the Procession of Lights. There is no charge for the hour-long program. Donations are accepted. Flash cameras and video lights are not permitted. For more information, please call (843) 953-5049.


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