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Cars make their way through various stages of the display.

Dressed in holiday character suits, AHS seniors Rachel Novotny, left, and Angela Hinke, right, get baskets of candy canes and programs ready with Booster Club member Sue Novotny, center, before the holiday light display opens.

AHS 11th-graders Zachary Farina, left; Cody Burda, center; and Ryan Mihalek, right, get ready for the first cars to come through the holiday display Friday.

Marching Rams boosters Ron Sorensen and Steve Kellogg, center background, thank patrons as they exit the Light Up the Sky display Friday.


Annual Amsterdam High School Marching Rams fundraiser

Monday, December 03, 2012 - Updated: 6:49 PM

Photos by Rebecca Webster Recorder staff - The annual Amsterdam High School Marching Rams fundraiser Light Up the Sky kicked off Friday night on Brookside Avenue, with cars lined up down the street waiting for the gate to open for its 14th year. The holiday light display will run through Dec. 23 from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. each night. Admission is $5 per car and all profits will go directly to the Marching Rams.

Cars make their way through various stages of the display.

Cars make their way through various stages of the display.

Characters of all kinds fill the woods of 154 Brookside Ave. for the Light Up the Sky fundraiser for the Marching Rams.

As cars make their first turns through the holiday light display, they are greeted by a Marching Ram-themed patio at the Selbert home on Brookside Avenue.

Mr. and Mrs. Claus stand in front of Santa's Workshop and wave to the first cars that come through the Light Up the Sky display on Friday.

Light Up the Sky fundraiser founder Linda Selbert laughs while cars pass by her Friday in Amsterdam as she remembers the first years of what she calls the Òfun-raiser.Ó


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