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First Bank of Alabama Gives $5000 Christmas on the Square Donation

First Bank of Alabama Gives $5000 Christmas on the Square Donation

(Talladega, AL) The City of Talladega recently received a $5000.00 Christmas on the Square donation from First Bank of Alabama.  

"Christmas on the Square is one of our community's most eagerly anticipated annual events," said City Manager Seddrick Hill Sr. "Thanks to First Bank of Alabama and othercommunity partners, we are able to bring so much joy and beauty to our community during the holiday season." 

First Bank of Alabama CEO and President Chad Jones said, "Christmas is a time of year where we focus  on giving. It has been heartwarming to see the stars in the eyes of young and old at Christmas on the Square and it reminds us all of the true reason for the season."

"As a local community bank, we celebrate the most wonderful time of the year by giving for events such as this in our local communities," he added. "We look forward to continuing this great tradition and wish everyone a blessed holiday season."

This year's festivities will be kicked off at the annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony on Monday, December 5, at 4 p.m., on the square.  Christmas on the Square (COTS) 2022 activities will be held December 9th - 11th.  Highlights include:

Friday, Dec 9

6 pm - Ice skating and photos with Santa

7 pm - Polar Express: Movie and best pajamas contest at Talladega’s Historic Ritz Theatre. There will be six cash  prizes awarded to the contest winners.  

Saturday, Dec 10:

10 am - 6 pmSanta’s Workshop, ice skating, vendor village, food trucks, holiday train ride, photos with Santa, live music at Talladega Bottling Works (times TBA), and the following movies at the Talladega’s Historic Ritz Theatre: Mickey's Magical Christmas at 11 a.m., Elf at 2 p.m., and This Christmas at 6 p.m.

Sunday, Dec 11:

Noon - 6 pm - Santa’s Workshop, ice skating, vendor village, food trucks, holiday train ride, photos with Santa, live performances at Talladega Bottling Works (times TBA), and the following movies at the Ritz Theatre: Christmas of Many Colors at 1 pm and Christmas Vacation at 4 p.m.

Vendors and food trucks interested in participating may register online at www.talladega.com or email Mary Sood at msood@talladega.com for additional information.