Akin's Harvest Foods to sponsor tractor parade

OROVILLE – This year the annual Oroville Tree Lighting Ceremony will take place on Saturday, Dec. 7 at Centennial Park. It will be be preceded by a Christmas Tractor Parade down Main Street.

“Akin’s Harvest Foods, in addition to providing the hot dogs and cocoa at the Tree Lighting in Centennial Park, will also be providing $200 in prizes to the first and second place tractor entries, and 5 other honorable mention awards,” said Clyde Andrews, president of the Oroville Chamber of Commerce.

The Parade will start at 5 p.m. on Saturday at the High School and will conclude at Centennial Park (next to Sun Lakes Realty) on Main Street. Anyone that would like to enter their tractor in the parade, should contact Sandy Andrews at the Camaray Motel (509) 476-3684.

The Tree Lighting Ceremony will include nearly 30 singers from the Okanagan International Chorus. And, of course, the event concludes with a visit from Santa as well as free hot dogs and hot cocoa.