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2013 City of Grand Prairie OrnamentThe annual custom-designed 2013 city of Grand Prairie holiday ornament is hand made this year by Rebecca Jensen, wife of Mayor Ron Jensen. Mrs. Jensen recycled books into hand-made Christmas trees, glittered and adorned with a tinsel top.

Ornaments made with books from the library of former Deputy Mayor Pro Tem Mrs. Ruthe Jackson are available for $15 each and may be purchased at:

  • City Hall, 317 College St. 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., Monday-Friday
  • Tourist Center, 2170 N. Belt Line Road, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., Monday-Saturday
  • Warmack Library, 760 Bardin Road, hours vary, click here for hours 
  • The Summit, 2975 Esplanade, 9 a.m. – 9 p.m., Monday-Saturday

This is the 10th in a series of annual ornaments. Also available for $10 each, discounted from their original price of $15 each, are ornaments from 2004 to 2012, which include the inaugural 2004 ornament, recognizing Lone Star Park at Grand Prairie's World Thoroughbred Championship Breeders’ Cup; the 2005 "I Love Grand Prairie" ornament; the 2006 "Starry Nights" ornament; the 2010 "Willow Tree in Central Park" ornament; and the 2011 "Farmers Market" ornament. The 2009 "Centennial" ornaments, the 2008 "Prairie Lights" ornaments and the 2007 "Uptown Theater" ornaments are sold out.

The ornament series was created by Janice England, wife of retired Mayor Charles England, as a way to celebrate Grand Prairie and raise funds for local charities.

For more information, call 972-237-8086.

 

2013 Ornament 2013- "Celebrate Peace":  The annual custom-designed 2013 city of Grand Prairie holiday ornament is hand made this year by Rebecca Jensen, wife of Mayor Ron Jensen. Mrs. Jensen recycled books into hand-made Christmas trees, glittered and adorned with a tinsel top.                                                                     
2012 Ornament

2012- "All that is Great in Grand Prairie": First Lady Janice England created this ornament as a way to celebrate Grand Prairie.  It features a representation of the city's entertainment venues, parks, lake, fire and police, families, airport, Farmer's Market, Uptown Theatre, and Prairie Paws.  The two-sided gold-tone 3D ornament is sure to feature at least one of your favorite things about Grand Prairie.

2011 Ornament 2011- "Farmer's Market": This ornament pays tribute to the Grand Prairie Farmer's Market.  The three-dimensional ornament features a ripe red tomato holding a basket of fruits and vegetables that can be found at the Farmer's Market during the year. 
2010 Ornament 2010- "Central Park":  The 2010 holiday ornament is a tribute to Grand Prairie's Central Park.  The ornament is available in silver or gold and will be sure to add a special touch to your holiday decor. 
2006 Ornament 2006- "Starry Nights":  The 2006 holiday ornament is an elegant gold decoration featuring the gorgeous night sky filled with stars.  This ornament would be a wonderful addition to your holiday collection and is sure to make your tree shine like the Grand Prairie sky!
2005 Ornament

2005- "I Love Grand Prairie": This beautiful heart shaped keepsake holds a charm capturing words near and dear to many Grand Prairie residents' hearts.  Tucked away within the three-dimensional gold filigree scrolls are stars and hearts, signifying Texas and Grand Prairie.  The charm adds a beat of red to the sparkling gold palette. 2005- "I Love Grand Prairie": This beautiful heart shaped keepsake holds a charm capturing words near and dear to many Grand Prairie residents' hearts.  Tucked away within the three-dimensional gold filigree scrolls are stars and hearts, signifying Texas and Grand Prairie.  The charm adds a beat of red to the sparkling gold palette.

 

2004 Ornament 2004- "Lone Star Park Breeder's Cup": The inaugural ornament recognizes the pageantry and celebration of the Breeder's Cup.  It features elements representing the state of Texas, Breeder's Cup, Lone Star Park and the city, encircled by a ribbon of stars and stripes cradled within a grid of longitude and latitudes.  2004- "Lone Star Park Breeder's Cup": The inaugural ornament recognizes the pageantry and celebration of the Breeder's Cup.  It features elements representing the state of Texas, Breeder's Cup, Lone Star Park and the city, encircled by a ribbon of stars and stripes cradled within a grid of longitude and latitudes. 

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