Applications for the Christmas Parade of Lights are available at the Gridley Area Chamber of Commerce, 613 Kentucky Street.

Applications for the Christmas Parade of Lights are available at the Gridley Area Chamber of Commerce, 613 Kentucky Street.

The parade is Thursday, December 4, 2008.

The deadline is November 28 and applications can be dropped off in the mail slot on the door, if it is past office hours.

There is a $10 entry fee and line-up begins at 5:30 p.m. so that the parade can begin promptly at 6:30 p.m.

The Gridley High School Choir will be strolling the streets prior to the parade and merchants will be open until 8 p.m. for your shopping convenience.

Santa will be visiting at the Gridley Museum after the parade for children to have their pictures taken for just $3.

While visiting the Chamber office be sure to pick up a nomination form, to suggest community award winners for the honors of Lifetime Achievement, Man and Woman of the Year, Couple of the Year, McCaughn award and Business Person of the Year. The Awards Dinner is Saturday, January 24, 2009 at the Moose Family Center.