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Florida Gulf Coast University
10501 FGCU Blvd S.
Fort Myers, FL. 33965-6565

Phone: (239) 590-1006
Fax:     (239) 590-1066

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FGCU Hosts Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony

FORT MYERS, FL - Florida Gulf Coast University will light its annual holiday tree at 5 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 6 in the Student Services Plaza.

The centerpiece of the hour-long ceremony is a 22-foot Colorado blue spruce. The event includes a medley of songs by children from the Family Resource Center and a story read by FGCU’s First Lady Dr. Debra Merwin. President William C. Merwin will give the Message of the Season. Assorted holiday cookies and punch will be available.

The University Chorus will lead the audience in a seasonal sing-along. Before the tree lighting ceremony, the Chorus will provide an outdoor concert at 4 p.m.

For more information, contact Jodi Quinn at (941) 590-1074.

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