WAUKEGAN, In poor health. (CBS) — A suburban group that goals to be a lightweight in darkish instances took that theme actually Sunday evening.
Greater than 200 hundred volunteers from Beacon Place lined the streets of southeast Waukegan with 7,500 luminaries Sunday evening. The sidewalks had been all lit up with the glow from the battery-operated tea lights.
Organizers say the gesture is an indication to residents that there’s mild in these darkish instances for many who have misplaced family members or who’ve been impacted by the coronavirus pandemic in another manner.
“We’re simply so excited to have the ability to attain out and provides folks – particularly on this neighborhood – one thing to essentially smile about and be glad about, and it simply seems exceptional when it’s darkish outdoors,” stated Beacon Place Government Director Joshua Fulcher.
Beacon Place additionally gave luminaries to 300 households to show on their very own lawns and porches. The luminaries can be turned on once more Monday evening.
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