Have a favorite holiday ornament or decoration? We’d love to hear about it

A hand-painted ornament hangs on a Christmas tree.

Do you have a special ornament or collection of ornaments that you hang on your tree every year during the Christmas holidays?

Maybe the ornament is from a child, handed down from one generation to the next or is tied to a special memory in your life.

Shaw Local News Network would love to share the story of your favorite ornament in an upcoming publication.

Please submit the story of your ornament and send a photo to The limit is 250 words.

Denise  Unland

Denise M. Baran-Unland

Denise M. Baran-Unland is the features editor for The Herald-News in Joliet. She covers a variety of human interest stories. She also writes the long-time weekly tribute feature “An Extraordinary Life about local people who have died. She studied journalism at the College of St. Francis in Joliet, now the University of St. Francis.