Jesus has given us a gift of infinite value, writes Father Thomas Killeen.
Santa's Elves aren't the only ones hard at work this Christmas season, writes Dick Shellhorn.
“The anticipation of the lights being turned on, with everybody waiting for that moment, was fun to experience,” said Jessicca Hoover, programs and events coordinator for the Cordova Chamber of Commerce. “My favorite part of the job is watching this event unfold that I’ve spent months working on. That was great.”
Considered the official beginning of the holiday season in Cordova, the Chamber’s annual Hometown Holiday Kick-off is scheduled for Friday, Dec. 6 with an expanded array of outdoor and indoor activities at the Cordova Center.
Cordova’s Salvation Army food pantry has reopened after a seven-month closure. The food pantry dispensed goods to 38 families during a Saturday, Nov. 23 event, its first since April.
Here is a selection of items from five local artists with handmade gifts available for the holiday season.
While you might feel like Halloween just closed its haunted doors and it’s too early to hang the lights for Christmas, you’re mistaken. At least according to the National Retail Federation’s (NRF) 2019 holiday shopping trends.
Shopping at local businesses helps keep Cordova strong, writes Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Cathy Renfeldt.
Gift shoppers looking for a shortcut can bid on pre-packed holiday baskets offered by Cordova Family Resource Center. The baskets will be auctioned off Saturday, Nov. 30 at CFRC’s annual Holiday Gifts on the Go event.
“It gets the kids involved in giving, rather than just getting,” says Pastor Steve Leppert.