The annual event - Cheshire Lights of Hope - raised more than $40,000 this year through the sale of luminarias and donations.
A donation of $10,500 was presented to the Tuesday night by organizers Don and Jenifer Walsh. The funds will be used by the Human Service Department to assist residents in need.
Their other donations in 2011 were presented to:
- $10,500 to
- $10,500 to The Petit Family Foundation
- $10,500 to Cheshire's Lights of Hope Scholarship Fund
About 50,000 luminarias lined the streets of Cheshire for the annual event in mid-November.