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Every year AFSCME Council 93 members help prepare their communities for the holiday season. Starting in early October and right on through to New Year's Day AFSCME members are setting up generators, stringing lights, decorating, putting up trees, directing traffic and crowds, and working to make the holidays festive. Their hard work helps make the holiday season a happy and joyous time.

This year when you are admiring the holiday displays take a moment to remember the AFSCME Council 93 men and women who helped make that happen.

Wishing you a safe and happy holiday season!

Below is a list of communities where AFSCME Council 93 Members have helped set up holiday displays (if you would like to be added to this list please let us know!):

City of Springfield- Local 3065

Members of Local 3065 have been working since October 1st to string miles of lights to prepare Forest Park for Bright Nights 2017. https://www.brightnights.org/

City of Boston Locals 445, 296, and 804

Neighborhoods across Boston have trees, wreaths, lights, and decorations up for the holiday season.

This weekend is the Enchanted Trolley Tour to light the neighborhood trees! https://www.boston.gov/news/mayors-2017-enchanted-trolley-tour

Boston Common Tree Lighting was this Thursday and can be seen until New Years. https://www.boston.gov/calendar/2017-boston-common-tree-lighting

Town of Mansfield – Local 1702

The Light Department workers assisted with decoration across town. Decorating the North, South and East Commons as well as hanging wreaths and lights along S. Main Street, N. Main Street, West Street. They also decorated a large tree at the end of High Street at the intersection with N. Main Street.

City of New Bedford – Local 851


City of New Bedford workers placed wreaths, lights, and trees all across town. They even helped the library find, cut, and transport their tree. South Coast Today has the story highlighting the work that AFSCME members helped with http://www.southcoasttoday.com/news/20171128/new-bedford-finds-christmas-tree-after-challenging-search

Taunton Municipal Light Plant – TMLP – Local 1729


Local 1729 helped prepare for the 104th lighting on the Green Festival in Taunton. The lighting of the Green is on Saturday, Dec 2nd from 3 pm until 8 pm. Our members at TMLP will have a float in the Taunton Lights On Christmas Parade this year. https://www.taunton-ma.gov/sites/tauntonma/files/uploads/end_of_parade_directions.pdf

Town of West Bridgewater – Local 1700

They place the Christmas tree at Town Hall and decorate the tree, Town Hall and the gazebo that is in the parking lot of Town Hall. They decorate the trees in the center of Town and they also place wreaths at the library.

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