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Annual Illuminate South Tucson event to happen Friday

TUCSON – YWCA Southern Arizona will host the 4th Annual Illuminate South Tucson event on Friday, Dec.7th.

The event is free. Its runs from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the YWCA’s South Tucson Campus, 243 W. 33rd Street.

It includes:

  • Lighting of a Christmas tree
  • The Walden Grove PAC Dance Team (As seen on America’s Got Talent)
  • Mariachi Groups
  • Missionview Folklorico
  • Handmade piñata
  • Raffle to benefit the Healthy South Tucson Shoe and Jacket Drive
  • Free family photos with a special guest from the North Pole
  • Games

Complimentary refreshments and light snacks will be provided.

“This year, create beautiful holiday memories with your family with a special guest from the North Pole.”, says Mirra Mattheson, Community and Property Manager of YWCA’s House of Neighborly Service who is helping coordinate.

“This is a night to kick-off the holiday season with our neighbors in South Tucson, but also to support local families with a raffle dedicated to the Healthy South Tucson Shoe and Jacket Drive.” says Matheson.

This is YWCA’s fourth year participating in the drive with a goal to provide 100 kids with a new pair of shoes and warm jacket.

For information on how to be involved, or how to donate time or resources, please contact Mirra Matheson at (520) 623-0100.

Alyx Dote

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