Summer Christmas Movie Night Will Be July 9

Friday, June 21, 2019

Boynton Lions Club of Ringgold and the Ringgold Convention and Visitors Bureau are hosting a Summer Christmas Movie Night at the Ringgold Depot Tuesday, July 9.

The event features Mary Poppins Returns and aids Catoosa County residents to improve their sight and assist with other Lions projects.

The evening will feature a showing of the movie at 7 p.m. at the Ringgold Depot.

The event is free but donations will be received. Concessions will be available for purchase.

Children 15 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

Lions will also collect used glasses for recycling. 

Event partners are Boynton United Methodist Church, Hamilton Glass Co. of Dalton, Dr. Denise Shepard, and NGEMC Members Operation Round Up. Partners are still needed.

For more information, e-mail rfrankscatoosa@gmail.com or call Jamie Klementisz, Ringgold Main Street Manager (706) 935-3061.


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