WEST BRANCH- The first annual Ogemaw County Christmas Feast will be Sun. Dec. 18 from 3-7 p.m. Stop in for some good home cooking that is open to the community. They are also accepting donations for those in need. Wish list items include grocery or fuel gift cards, unwrapped toys, items for food baskets, or money donations are also accepted. Contact Kimberly Wangler at 989-213-8663 by Dec. 15 for more information on how you can help, or if you know a family in need this holiday season.
Preceding the Christmas feast is a Christmas light parade featuring this year’s theme, a “Gingerbread Christmas” brought to you by the West Branch Chamber of Commerce. Line up begins at 6 p.m. Sat. Dec. 10 by the Smiley Face Water Tower with a parade start time of 7 p.m. The parade will proceed through Houghton Ave. and Eighth St. The City of West Branch annual tree lighting will take place after the parade.
In case anyone misses the parade, the participants can email their picture entry to firstname.lastname@example.org. The public can cast their vote through the chamber’s Facebook page from Dec. 13 to Dec. 15 at noon.