Holiday Tree Makes its Way down Broadway in Newburgh

The holiday seasons is upon us! Nothing is more glorious than the site of the big tree being lit in town center.


Walden and Pine Bush celebrated their annual tree lighting over the weekend. Newbugh's Christmas tree is making it's way down Broadway today and local businesses are getting into the holiday spirit.  Meanwhile, a local business association that's beginning to gain some ground (formed from the Mayor's community action teams that debuted in February 2012) announced a Holiday Decorating Contest...all city of Newburgh business owners are invited to participate.

The Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree lighting celebration was Wednesday, November 28, 2012

 Newburgh's 1st Annual Holiday Decorating Contest

The Newburgh Professional & Business Association (NPBA) hosts its first Annual Holiday Decorating Contest. Local Newburgh businesses are invited to enter the contest by posting pictures of their decorated offices and/or storefront on the City of Newburgh (NY) Business Association Facebook page. The NPBA invites the public to go to its Facebook page and “Like” their favorite decorations. The business with the most “Likes” wins. The deadline for voting is Wednesday, December 19th at 5:00PM. The winner will be announced at the NPBA General Meeting –Holiday Mixer on December 19th at El Solar Café, 346 Broadway, Newburgh. All are welcome to attend; the donation is $10.00 per person (includes dinner).

The tree lighting in the city of Newburgh is scheduled to take place Dec. 7 at 5:30 p.m. on Broadway's East end near SUNY Orange. There will also be a Menorah lighting on Tues. Dec. 11 at 5:30pm followed by a celebration at Downing Film Center.

* The Newburgh Professional & Business Association is a newly formed organization whose mission is to promote tourism and commerce in the City of Newburgh by unifying the efforts of local businesses and related organizations through a common voice. The City of Newburgh has great holiday spirit. Many of the businesses decorate their storefronts and even their offices. The NPBA Annual Holiday Decorating Contest provides an opportunity to shine a spotlight on the localbusinesses and the wonderful people who work in the City of Newburgh every day.

The NPBA holds its monthly General Meeting every third Wednesday of the month at 5:30 PM. For more information and to receive notice of upcoming meetings, please email or call 845-561-3556.

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Newburgh Professional& Business Association
Post Office Box 1558
Newburgh, New York 12551