Cameron University to host holiday tree lighting for southwest Oklahoma

Cameron University invites residents of southwest Oklahoma to get into the holiday spirit at CU's annual holiday tree lighting ceremony and community reception. The event takes place on Thursday, December 3 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the McMahon Center on the Cameron campus. CU President Cindy Ross, assisted by Ole Kim, will light the holiday tree shortly after 6 p.m.

"All of southwest Oklahoma is invited to Cameron as we celebrate the spirit of the holiday season," says Josh Lehman, Senior Director of Public Affairs. "This will be a night filled with many fun activities for families. We want to show our appreciation for the tremendous community support that we receive, and welcome everyone to come out and enjoy the festivities."

The come-and-go event will include horse-drawn carriage rides, cookie-decorating stations for kids of all ages, musical performances and the lighting of a fully decorated holiday tree. Hot cocoa, coffee, cupcakes, popcorn balls, cookies and ‘smores will be served.

In the event of inclement weather, the festivities will take place on Friday, December 4.

Cameron will host a similar event at Cameron University - Duncan on Thursday, December 10.

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November 23, 2009

PR#09-260