Posted: Jul 28, 2011 2:20 AM
Updated: Jul 28, 2011 7:22 AM
COLUMBIA - With temperatures reaching the upper-90s, It may not feel much like Christmas these days.
But that's not stopping Santa Claus from showing up at United Methodist Church on Ninth Street Thursday night for "Christmas in July," a fundraiser to help low-income families in mid-Missouri.
Santa will hand out toys to children from 5:30 to 7, and the event also includes a picnic. The Voluntary Action Center is requesting $10 donations to support the event. Funds raised Thursday will also support the VAC's long-term goals.