St. Michael-Albertville Rotary and Shop Saint Michael-Albertville are seeking nominations for St. Michael’s “Holiday Cheermeister.” This special person will have the honor of lighting St. Michael’s holiday tree during the Fourth Annual Holiday Tree Lighting Celebration, set for Dec. 7 at St. Michael City Center.
Nominees for Holiday Cheermeister must be either St. Michael residents, be involved in a St. Michael organization or own or work at a St. Michael business. Nominees should be actively involved in the St. Michael community, embody the holiday spirit, and exemplify Rotary’s Four-Way Test, which asks: Of the things we think, say or do: 1.Is it the TRUTH?, 2.Is it FAIR to all concerned?, 3.Will it build GOODWILL and BETTER FRIENDSHIPS? 4.Will it be BENEFICIAL to all concerned?
Nomination forms are available at Shop Saint Michael businesses, City Hall, and at www.stmarotary.org. Or, scroll down to he end of this article and submit the candidate you see fitting the above criteria.
Nominations will be accepted through Nov. 7. The Holiday Cheermeister will be selected by Shop STMA and STMA Rotary and announced in mid-November.
The 2015 Holiday Tree Lighting celebration is scheduled for 6 p.m. Monday, Dec. 7. This festive event has traditionally included caroling by the St. Michael-Albertville High School Chamber Choir, live jazz performances by the STMA High School Gold Jazz Band, kids’ activities, holiday stories, photos with Santa and much more.
Jim Pichler was named as the first ever Cheermeister in 2012. In 2013, Ike and Karol Eichelberg did the honors of lighting the tree. And Dehmer’s Meats’ own Joe Dehmer did the honors last holiday season.
Find out more about the Holiday Tree Lighting at www.stmarotary.org.