Reagan DeVlieger gets a big hug from Santa during the festivities. The Crowds came out and braved the cold to participate in Ocean City Home Bank’s Annual Phillip Turner Memorial Christmas Tree Lighting. Mayor Jay Gillian had the honor of lighting the tree. Santa spread joy throughout the audience and the students from The Dance Place entertained everyone by performing a variety of holiday classics.The Ocean City Home Bank tree was lit by Mayor Gillian, to the delight of the crowd.It was Ocean City Home Bank’s way of showing community spirit and saluting the Downtown Merchants. They generously gave away Downtown Gift Certificates to the lucky winners in the audience.A large crowd surrounded the stage and filled the parking lot. They watched the performances and enjoyed all the holiday spirit.