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Christmas In The Park
Halloween parade and party at City Hall
Nanticoke Yard Sale & Treasure Hunt
Children's Fun day at Patriot Park
Poster Contests
Committee for Summer Musicfest
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2007 Christmas In The Park Videos
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Christmas Parade
Horse & Buggy rides
Horses getting ready
GNA Chorus I
GNA Chorus II
GNA Chorus III
People waiting for Santa
Christmas in the Park was held on Sunday, December 14, 2008 beginning at 1:30 p.m. with a parade starting at the High School, down Green St. to Patriot's Park.
Santa arrived around 2 p.m. He was there in his own area to greet the children. They received gifts and goodies and much more.
Thanks to all that participated.
This is a combined effort of the City of Nanticoke, Civic Pride Committee, South Valley Chamber of Commerce, The Firefighters of Nanticoke, and L.C.C.C. volunteers that were there to help.

Our Halloween parade was held @ Nanticoke City Hall on
Saturday, October 25, 2008.
Everyone had a scary, gory great time....
Click here for the pix of the event...

Once again our Christmas in the Park was a great success. Although the skies were threatening, and there was a chance of freezing rain, everyone had a great time. We want to thank the following people for their help and participation:

The South Valley Chamber.
The Nanticoke Fire Department who donated their services and Hot Chocolate.
LCCC Culinary Arts for the delicious cookies.
The GNA Chorus with Mrs. Karen Phair, Directing for providing us with the lovely Christmas Carols.
Jerry Hudak for bringing Santa Claus to us.
Mayor John Bushko and City Council.
All the people & organizations that were in the parade.
Most of all, to the citizens of Nanticoke for making our Christmas in the Park a great success once again.
Click here for pictures of our 2007 Christmas In The Park!

SEE OUR 2007 CHRISTMAS IN THE PARK VIDEOS BELOW

10/14/2007
Yard sale, hunt helpers lauded
Times Leader

On Oct. 6, the Nanticoke Civic Pride Committee sponsored another citywide yard sale with a treasure hunt. More than 250 people participated in the sale and more than 350 maps were given out. Many of the participants were from out of town.
The yard sale is not only for our citizens to sell their items, but a chance to meet neighbors and people from all over. It also gives people a chance to see our beautiful city and what we have to offer, not only now, but in the future.
I want to thank:
• the Nanticoke Civic Pride Committee, Mayor John Bushko, Yvonne Bozinski, Theresa Sowa and Betci Cheshinski for their help.
• the girls in the city tax office who accepted phone calls and made our maps and lists.
• Dave Alberola from Emjaze Marketing Inc. for donating his bench sign on Main and Market streets.
• the Salvation Army, which sent one of its trucks to take usable items.
• The Times Leader for its well-written stories about the yard sale.
• Nanticoke citizens, who know that our city is growing stronger each day.
The Civic Pride Committee not only works tirelessly on the yard sale but on other community activities such as our upcoming children’s Halloween parade. It will be held for Nanticoke children from 2 to 4 p.m. Oct. 27 and our Santa Parade and party will be held in December.
For more information about these events and many more, go to our Web site at www.nanticokecity.com.
J.D. Verazin - Civic Pride Committee

Nanticoke Yard Sale and Treasure Hunt

9/27/2006
Great Yard Sale was a great success
Editor: Citizens' Voice

The first annual Nanticoke Citywide Yard Sale which was held on September 16 and 17 was an overwhelming success. We would like to thank the many people that assisted in making this a success. They include: Betsy Cheshinski and all the girls in the Treasurers Department at Nanticoke City Hall that helped with the numerous phone calls, Karen Dougherty who was at Patriot’s Park at 7 a.m. each day passing out maps and directories and entertaining the crowd and AllState Insurance who assisted in making copies of the directories when we ran short at 10 a.m.
Also, a thank you goes to the South Valley Chamber of Commerce, and Mayor John Bushko for all their help. And, thank you to the local press for their wonderful coverage of the event.
A very special thank you goes to the people of Nanticoke for their participation in making the first annual yard sale a success.
Watch out for “The Great Nanticoke Yard Sale Part II” coming to Nanticoke next year!

Nanticoke Civic Pride Organization
Read more about the "Great Nanticoke Yard Sale I"

Children's Fun Day at Patriot Park

was held on
Thursday, August 17, 2006
from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
FOR PRE-SCHOOL AND ELEMENTARY CHILDREN
Sponsored by:
Nanticoke City and the Civic Pride Committee
Featuring:
Storytelling, Crafts, Clowns, Puppets, Face Painting, Balloons, Facepainting and many surprises!!!
~ WE ALL HAD FUN AT THE SQUARE ~

Civic pride Committee Sponsors Poster Contest
The Civic Pride Committee of Nanticoke sponsored a poster contest for children ages 7 to 12.
The theme was the “Beautification of the City” for April, which was designated as “Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful” month.