DOWNTOWN LIGHTS UP: 'Busco community members gather for holiday event
CHURUBUSCO — The town of Churubusco gathered together at the corner of U.S. 33 and Ind. 205 to watch the town’s Christmas tree light up.Clerk-Treasurer Madalyn Sade-Bartl organized the affair to promote holiday togetherness for the town.“We are hoping to make this an annual event,” said Sade-Bartl. “We needed something here to kick off the holiday season. I think this works out just fine.”Santa made his entrance on a fire truck complete with flashing lights.Zane Sade, a Churubusco High School graduate, serenaded the crowd with a Christmas carol.Among the lights and sounds, baked goods and hot chocolate were served to raise money for the Churubusco Parks Department.Town officials are working on a plan to revitalize the downtown area.With renovations and enhancements to downtown, Sade-Bartl looks for the lighting event to grow in popularity.For a more in depth look at this story, see the Nov. 27 issue of The Post and Mail. Don't have a subscription? Call (260) 244-5153 or subscribe to our e-edition. For breaking news, sports updates and additional coverage, bookmark the homepage and find us on facebook.