Santa Claus makes a visit to kids in July

3 years 11 months 1 week ago Thursday, July 10 2014 Jul 10, 2014 Thursday, July 10, 2014 1:31:00 PM CDT July 10, 2014 in News
By: Alexandra Pierce, KOMU 8 Reporter
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COLUMBIA - The Voluntary Action Center will host Christmas in July for low-income families on Thursday.

Families will have the opportunity to enjoy a picnic meal and for children to visit with Santa who will have gifts for them.

The tradition of hosting a Christmas in July started in 1992.

The event begins at 5:30 and runs till 7:00 p.m. at the Missouri United Methodist Church on 204 South Ninth Street.

Raffle tickets are being sold to support the fundraiser.  The ticket donation is $10 per ticket and $75 for ten tickets.  Raffle tickets will be accepted till Tuesday, July 15, with the drawing to follow. For more information on raffle tickets you can call the VAC office at 573-874-2273.

 

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