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BP Diaz Hosts Annual Bronx Christmas Tree Lighting

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At the event.

On Thursday, December 7, 2017, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. hosted the borough’s annual Christmas tree at the Bronx County Building.

The ceremony took place featured the lighting of a Christmas tree, draped in hundreds of lights for the delight of the participants and the community-at-large. The event also included performances by The Celia Cruz Bronx High School and Millennium Art Academy choirs, as well as a visit from Santa & Mrs. Claus.

“Christmas is a wonderful time of year, when we take a moment to reflect on the blessings in our own lives as well as how we can assist the less fortunate. The annual tree lighting is always a wonderful event, and I want to thank everyone who joined us as we kicked off the holiday season,” said Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. “This holiday season, I urge everyone to give thanks for the simple things in life. Material things are not what is important, but family and friendships are.”


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