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Spirit of Christmas Awards bestowed on event founders

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Dottie Cordeiro helped start Bristol's Grand Illumination 25 years ago with Halsey Herreshoff. The two will receive the Spirit of Christmas award on the event's 25th anniversary.

After 25 years, the annual Grand Illumination Christmas celebration in the center of downtown seems to be a natural part of the community’s fabric, second only to the Fourth of July festivities. The Bristol Christmas festival celebrates its 25th anniversary this year. And that, even to the woman who inspired the idea, is nothing short […]

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