Montgomery County officially ushered in the holiday season this afternoon.

“The Montgomery County Commissioners…[lit] the county tree, menorah, and kinara celebrating Christmas, Hanukkah, and Kwanzaa,” according to Mr. John Corcoran, Director of Communications for Montgomery County.  “The brief ceremony…[took] place on the plaza level of the courthouse overlooking Main Street in Norristown.”

 

 

Dr. Valerie Arkoosh, in the center, Mr. Kenneth Lawrence Jr., to the left, and Mr. Joseph Gale, to the right, are seen at the Christmas Tree, Menorah, and Kinara Lighting on December 5, 2018.

 

The Kinara and the Menorah are seen lit at the Montgomery County Court House Plaza.

 

Members of the choir sing songs to celebrate the Holiday Season.

 

Lighting the #MontcoPA menorah, kinara, and Christmas tree! #HappyHolidays #TisTheSeason

Posted by Montgomery County, PA on Wednesday, December 5, 2018

You can view a video of the brief ceremony.

 

The photographs and video are courtesy of Montgomery County, 2018.