Through sponsorship of light displays by over 150 local businesses at Lakemont Park's Holiday Lights on the Lake, a "Lighting up Lives" fund's been set up to help non-profits. This year, a generous $3,000 donation will help the "Cuddles for Kids" project in their current campaign to help kids in area hospitals and school kids in Newtown, Connecticut.
As Sandy Steele with Lakemont Park says, "Christmas is such a holiday for kids. It's a holiday for everybody and all these people who are suffering so much for the loss in their lives. We just felt that it would be the right thing to do to make sure there wasn't any child in that area that did not have something."
Holiday Lights on the Lake at Lakemont Park continues nightly from 6 to 10 pm through January 6th.