Muscle Shoals, Ala. – Friday, November 16, 2012 – Bank Independent will kick off the holiday season with a Christmas open house from 5-7 p.m., prior to the Muscle Shoals Bank Independent Christmas parade on Tuesday, December 4, 2012. As an annual Christmas tradition, Bank Independent will open their doors to the community for the Christmas Open House at their main office on East Avalon Avenue. The family-friendly event will offer cookies, hot chocolate, kids’ entertainment and a Christmas decoration giveaway. Bank Independent will also participate in the Muscle Shoals Bank Independent Christmas Parade following the Open House. The parade will begin at 7 p.m. and proceed from the Police Department down Avalon Avenue to City Hall. For more information on the Muscle Shoals Open House, call the Muscle Shoals main office at 256-386-5000.