City Council Member, Steve Manor will be honored as the Grand Marshall of the 2022 Fantasy of Lights Parade. This honor recognizes the many years of service that Manor has given graciously to better the Howell Community. 

Manor is a retired teacher from Howell Public Schools. His teaching career spanned more than 34 years. He graduated from Western Michigan University in 1963 and began teaching, but it wasn’t until 1966 when he began teaching in Howell. After retiring from teaching in 1998 Steve was elected to serve the City of Howell as a Council Member in 1999. 

Since being elected to City Council in 1999 Steve has served the Howell community in many ways. He served as Mayor Pro Tem, was a member of several boards and committees, and served in multiple volunteer roles. Steve has dedicated countless hours to serving the Howell community. His involvement beyond city and council initiatives includes the Livingston County Diversity Council, Howell Rotary, Countryside Veterinary Dog Park, Parker Skate Park and more. 

Upon being notified of this honor, Steve expressed deep and sincere gratitude. 

The Fantasy of Lights will take place on Friday, Nov. 25, in Downtown Howell. 

“We’re very excited to be honoring such an outstanding leader in our community. Steve’s leadership, and dedication to Howell is unwavering. It has spanned far and wide, and this seemed like the perfect way to recognize his efforts,” said Janelle Best, President of the Howell Chamber.

Parade applications can be found at Sponsorships are also available for the Fantasy of Lights and Fantasy 5K that takes place at 6 p.m. before the start of the parade at 7 p.m. Entertainment begins at 4 p.m. and includes visits with Santa on State Street.

The Fantasy of Lights is a program of the Howell Area Chamber of Commerce Foundation, a nonprofit 501 c (3). Donations to the Howell Area Chamber of Commerce Foundation are tax deductible. Major sponsor is Cobb-Hall Insurance.

For more information about the Fantasy of Lights, contact   

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