On Sunday, Dec.9, we held our Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony at Chapin Town Hall. I was very pleased with the turn out and had such a great time. It was a wonderful opportunity to share in the spirit of the holidays. My favorite part was getting to read the Polar Express to all the children. Seeing their expressions and watching them ring their bells was an unforgettable experience. (If you don’t know the significance of the bell, you will have to read the story).
On Tuesday, I participated in the Midlands Mayors Forum. This meeting is a collaboration of all Mayors in Richland and Lexington County. The forum focused on relationship building and communication. The meeting included an update by the South Carolina Department of Transportation on their plans for the highway improvement project.
After attending municipal court on Tuesday evening, I was invited to attend the American Legion Christmas Party. It was such an enjoyable evening. It was a beautiful event and an honor to be included. The American Legion Post 193 has always been strong community partners with the Town. As a member of the organization and a veteran, I appreciate all that they do for the community. It was a great experience to join in the fellowship of their Christmas celebration.
At Town Hall, we are continuing to work on solutions to issues as they arise and develop long term strategic plans that will benefit the community for years to come. The most recent example being our Town Christmas Lights. We appreciate our citizen’s involvement and willingness to help. To learn more about opportunities to be involved, please contact our Public Affairs office at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Wishing you all a safe and enjoyable weekend.
Mayor David Knight