(Nov. 30, 2016) — Bridgeport, CT – Mayor Joe Ganim will join nine Bridgeport Public School students at the annual Christmas Tree Lighting on Thursday, December 1, 2016 at 6:00 p.m. This event will take place at McLevy Green on Bank Street in Bridgeport. This year’s theme is “Peace on Earth”. The students were asked to use this opportunity to use words and images representing countries and various cultures to signify harmony among people. The Mayor’s administration selected the winners Tuesday. Three winners were chosen from Bridgeport elementary, middle and high schools.
The first place winners received a $25.00 gift certificate to Bridgeport’s Artist and Craftsman’s Supply, donated by City Lights Gallery. All first, second and third place winners will receive a citation at the Christmas Tree Lighting on Thursday given by the Mayor.