'Tis the Season to Light Up A.J.’s Way
Posted: December 5, 2014
Gannon University is flipping the switch on the Christmas season
with the annual "Light Up A.J.'s Way" event at 6:30 p.m.,
A child from the Make-A-Wish project will turn on the hundreds
of lights that illuminate symbolic Christmas trees in A.J.'s Way,
located between West Seventh and West Eighth streets, across from
the Waldron Campus Center.
Both the Gannon and Erie communities are invited to attend the
event, which is sponsored by the students of Gannon's Activities
Programming Board (APB). Donations will be collected for
Make-A-Wish, and students from APB and the Dahlkemper School of
Business will present Make-A-Wish with checks representing
donations collected through campus fundraising projects.
All are invited to gather in the Waldron Campus Center
immediately following the event for hot chocolate and cookies.
David Batistig, a sophomore pre-med chemistry major and lead
student chair for the event, emphasized the importance of students
attending the event for social and spiritual growth.
"It is a nice way to relax, come out for a good cause and
appreciate the scenery," Batistig said. "It is also a nice way to
reset and get mentally prepared for the last two weeks of the