Vicksburg Main Street receives funds from O’ Christmas Tree Home Tour

Published 9:22 am Saturday, March 9, 2024

Members of the Heritage Guild of Vicksburg and Warren County presented a huge check – literally – to the Vicksburg Main Street program Thursday in a ceremony at Duff Green Mansion.

The Heritage Guild of Vicksburg and Warren County, through the O’ Christmas Tree Home Tour, raised $6,666.82 to benefit the Vicksburg Main Street’s Building Facade Grant program.

Pictured at the presentation are, from left, Harley Caldwell, Heritage Guild; Kim Hopkins, director of Vicksburg Main Street; Chris Rials, O’ Christmas Tree chairwoman and homeowner; Christopher Rials, homeowner; Cindy Thrana, volunteer and home decorator; Virginia Burrell, homeowner; Ann Dyer, homeowner; Nicole Harris, homeowner; Lisa Weinell, volunteer; Dinah Lazor; Carol McMillin; and Dee Hyland of the Her- itage Guild. Homeowners not pictured are Rose and Malcolm Carson, Lee and Wilson Carroll, Jack Burrell, David Dyer, Joyce Clingan, Denise and Bill Mounger, Amber and Pablo Diaz, Patty and Rick Stone, Jackie Loyacono, and Wayne and Paige Pratt.

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Officials said the 2024 O’ Christmas Tree Home Tour is scheduled for December 7, 8, 14, and 15. Twelve private homes will be on display for the public. These homes will be different from 2023. New activities have been added to include a Festival of Lights chaired by Maggie Nasif; carol singers chaired by Nick Josyln; and Christmas movies at The Strand chaired by Sally Bullard and Daniel Boone.

More information will be coming soon for 2024 and can be found on the Facebook event page: