The Progress-Index staff is out and about in the region focusing their lens on members of the community in an attempt to spotlight our communities' holiday spirit.
PETERSBURG — Students at Cool Spring Elementary School in Petersburg rehearse for their annual holiday concert on Nov. 28.
PETERSBURG — Members of the Leisure and Cultural Affairs Department dance along with Rudolph during the Christmas Tree lighting ceremony at the Petersburg Art Park on Nov. 29.
PETERSBURG — Sound advice on a bulletin board at Cool Spring Elementary School on Nov. 28.
COLONIAL HEIGHTS — Santa poses for pictures with kids and listens to what they want for Christmas prior to the lighting of the tree in Colonial Heights on Thursday night.
PETERSBURG — Lit up for the first time, the Christmas Tree at the Petersburg Art Park on Nov. 29.
PETERSBURG — “Thankful Trees” made by student at Cool Spring Elementary School on Nov. 28.
COLONIAL HEIGHTS — Family and friends fill the courthouse lawn in Colonial Heights on Thursday evening for live dance and singing performances and the lighting of the city’s tree.