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The spirit of Christmas is coming early this year to Meeker, as the 2012 Capitol Christmas Tree will be a “gift to the nation” from the White River National Forest and the people of Colorado. Trysta and Sarah Welle along with Peyton George pose in front of the 2012 Capitol Christmas Tree banner after picking their pumpkins last Saturday.
The banner invites everyone to the celebration, which will start Nov. 2 with the tree cutting and continues with a street fair, 5K, games and a parade of lights Nov. 3, before the tree is wrapped and begins its 30 day journey to our nation’s capitol in Washington, D.C. Contact the Meeker Chamber of Commerce at 878-5510 for more information about how to join in the celebration or visit their website at www.meekerchamber.com.