Light the courthouse
Nominees being accepted for the annual Covington holiday tradition
Main Street Covington, the Arts Association and local governments have partnered to seek nominations for individuals and/ or groups to “ light” the Newton County Courthouse during the annual holiday ceremony in November. The chosen person and/ or group will have the opportunity to flip the switch as the historic Courthouse is lit up ushering in the holiday season in downtown Covington.
“The Lighting of the Courthouse is such a wonderful holiday tradition we have here in Newton County,” said Abigail Morgan Coggin of the Arts Association. “Through involvement with other organizations downtown, it was decided that we need to share this experience with others and one way to do that was by allowing people to be nominated to flip the switch. This is a great way to honor someone in our community who is deserving.”
“This is the fourth year that we have sought nominations,” Coggin added.
The Lighting will take place on Nov. 20 at 6 p.m.
The Lighting of the Courthouse Committee is seeking individuals and/ or groups who do good for the community and those people who are selfless and give without wanting anything in return.
People can nominate an individual or group by completing the following information:
• His/ Her Name ( Person who is doing the nominating)
• His/Her Contact Information (include mailing address, telephone number and e-mail address) • Name of Nominee • Nominee’s Contact Information ( include mailing address, telephone number and e-mail address)
• Essay ( 500 words or less) – “Why I Am Nominating This Individual and/or Group”
Applications can be mailed to Lighting of the Courthouse Nominee, c/o Arts Association, 1106 Washington Street, Covington, Georgia 30014. Applications can also be emailed to email@example.com. All applications must be received no later than 5 p.m. Nov. 7.