Light Up Greenwich | Bring the Holiday Lights Back to Greenwich Avenue
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With your contribution, help to light the more than 100 trees along Greenwich Avenue and the blocks east and west.

Greenwich Green & Clean is coordinating residents, merchants, landlords, businesses and the Town to install reusable lights. The money raised will be used to light approximately 100 trees along Greenwich Avenue. If your generous donations surpass our goals we will be able to light the side streets of Greenwich Avenue for one block east and west.

Hear our Interview on AM 1490 WGCH

WHO ARE WE?

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Organized by Greenwich Green and Clean Board Members Linda Sigler and Theresa Hatton, we are an enthusiastic  volunteer group which has accepted the challenge of continuing to bring back lighted trees in central Greenwich to brighten the winter season.

We are merchants, residents and landlords
We are children who love excitement
We are the not-so-young, seeking old-fashioned holiday cheer
We are parents, wanting to share the joy
We are shoppers wanting to enjoy the chores!

WHEN WILL WE SEE THE CHEER?

From around Thanksgiving through the entire winter, the new LED Lights will bring happiness to Greenwich Avenue several downtown side streets. They will be very energy-efficient and will be reused each winter.

During the daylight hours, Greenwich Green & Clean’s small army of volunteers has for almost 30 years created beautiful hanging baskets to decorate our streets, but from five p.m. on, the nights can be very dark and dismal as they were in 2014.

Greenwich taxes are comparatively low because of the generosity of public/private partnerships enable us to enjoy “luxuries” such as museums, hospitals, and musical events. Privately funded schools remove millions of dollars from our tax commitments.

The good news is that for the first time in Town history, the trees in font of the Senior/Arts center, the Havemeyer building and Greenwich Common will ALL be lit by Town crews.

WHY NOT — USE OUR TAX DOLLARS?

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Public/private partnerships enable us to enjoy “non-essential luxuries” such as museums, hospitals, musical events or even private schools, all of which makes Greenwich a unique town blessed with low Taxes. However, our very small, overworked Tree Department might be dealing with a major storm which could take priority over stringing any lights.

The good news is that the Tree crews have promised to hang lights on the trees in front of the Senior/Arts center, Greenwich Common and the Havemeyer Building. In the past, the Chamber of Commerce did not light these very central but non-commercial areas.

These trees can all be lit during the days by bucket trucks which do not have to be in the streets. Overtime costs for labor in the dark hours of the night will thus be avoided. It is a sad fact that Depression is at its most virulent during holidays. We all need light and cheer in the mid-winter.

PLEASE DONATE TODAY!

Your contribution will be maintained completely separately from All Greenwich Green & Clean accounts

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Mail your 100% deductible check payable to Light up Greenwich! 

Mail to:

Greenwich Green & Clean
113 Pemberwick Road
Greenwich, CT 06831

Questions? Call 203.531.0006

JOIN OUR SPONSORS IN BEING PART OF SOMETHING SPECIAL

K Investments & The Keleshian Family

Deanna & Steve Mulligan

Theresa Hatton

Many Thanks to our Major Contributors

Favorite Shoe Store

Mr. and Mrs. Peter Malkin

Mr. and Mrs. Herald Ritch

Cecile Jedicka

The Wrightson Ramsing Foundation

Nicole Hadley

Sally & Alex Lynch

Joan & Lucio Noto

Townsend Family Foundation

Debi and Jay Shaw

Bryan Tunney

Many Thanks to our Sustaining Contributors

Bistro Versailles

Scott and Icy Frantz

Felippelli Family

Don & Paula Gaston

John & Lile Gibbons

Laura Gordon

Greenwich Plaza/Ashforth Properties

Heagney, Lennon & Slane

Sandra Herman

Charles & Cathy Hubbard

Mr. & Mrs. Thomas B. Ketchum

Robert Kirkpatrick

C. Alan MacDonald

Malvern Hubbard Trust

Adelaide McManus

Scott Mitchell

Richard & Dana Neuman

Mary Radcliffe

Katharine Roth

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