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The 27th Annual Candy Cane Lane Returns on November 23rd!

Candy Cane Lane LogoThe 27th year of making a difference in the life of a child with cancer opens Friday night, November 23rd! Take a trip down Candy Cane Lane in West Allis and share the true spirit of the season. Remember to drive with your lights on!! The West Allis neighborhood bounded by Oklahoma and Montana Avenues and 92nd to 96th Street is transformed into a winter wonderland in November and December to benefit the MACC Fund.

Neighbors will join together to show the spirit of the holiday season during "Sharing Christmas." The holiday lights will be aglow from Nov. 23 - Dec. 26, 6-9 p.m. Mondays through Fridays and 5-10 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. The event is free, but visitors may leave a donation if they wish. These donations translate into a perpetual gift of hope and life for children with cancer. The official collection site is at the corner of 95th & Manitoba.
Throughout the month a variety of other entertainment is also offered. Scheduled to appear:

November 23 - North Shore Bank Night (6-10 p.m.)
November 25 - Jane and CV from B93.3 - 5:00-6:30 p.m.
November 25 - Meet your Milwaukee Buck's Energee! Dancers - 6:30 - 9:30 p.m.
December 2 - Shorewood Monarchs semi-pro football team 5:00-6:30 p.m.
December 2 - Say hello to the hilarious John McGivern from 6:30-8:00 p.m.
December 6 - Gretchen and Courtney from Lake FM - 6:00-7:30 p.m.
December 12 - The Diamond Dancers - the Professional Dance Team of Milwaukee's Major League Baseball Team are out from 6-9 p.m.
December 13 - Meet Meg & Dave from 95.7 WRIT from 6:00-7:30 p.m. along with West Allis Mayor Dan Devine
December 14 - Say thank you to your Wisconsin Veterans. (5-10 p.m.)
December 14 - The Annual Mascot Night with Mascots from your favorite teams & businesses: 7-9 p.m.
December 15- Talented artists carve ice blocks into art in front of neighborhood homes at 6 p.m. Come stroll through the neighborhood to see them before they're gone!!
December 17 - Catch the crazy antics of Comedysportz players from 7:30 -9:00 p.m.
December 19 - The Diamond Dancers - the Professional Dance Team of Milwaukee's Major League Baseball Team are out from 6-9 p.m.
December 21 - Meet West Allis' Firefighters and bring the kids to see their fire engines, ladder company engines, and paramedic units. Great, safe fun for the whole family from 5-10 p.m.

(Santa Claus will make an appearance every night from December 6 - December 23rd.)Candy Cane Lane

The MACC Fund is leading the fight against childhood cancer and related blood disorders. The primary beneficiary of MACC Fund support is the Midwest Children's Cancer Center, located at the Medical College of Wisconsin. Research is also conducted at the Carbone Cancer Center at the University of Wisconsin- Madison.

For more information or to make an on-line donation, visit Candy Cane Lane's website at candycanelanewi.com.

Colleen O'Neil Moran
Development Officer
MACC Fund, Inc.
10000 W. Innovation Drive, Suite 135
Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53226
414.955.5830
Fax: 414.955.6170

 

 

Giving hope through research to children with cancer and blood disorders.