SILVER VALLEY CIVITAN PROJECT SANTA HITS HIGH GEAR
Submitted by Gary Arnold
The visitation team
of Civitan Project Santa has already made their rounds contacting families in need of assistance with Christmas. Large delivery
boxes have been wrapped and work nights are planned two or three evenings each week until Christmas.
Thirty-five families with a total of 89 children have been identified as in need of assistance
with toys, clothing and/or food. Another 20 or so households with seniors are also in need of food.
Customers of Food Lion in Silver Valley have already made a significant
impact with more than 200 Feeding America Holiday Without Hunger food boxes purchased and contributed. The pre-assembled
food boxes with six items are $5 each are still available.
Funds are needed for the shopping trip scheduled December 14. The PSC list will be finalized that day and funds will
not be available for additional families after that date.
Checks may be mailed to the Silver Valley Civitan Club, Inc., c/o Gary Arnold, Treasurer, 7213 Old Highway 64, Trinity
NC 27370. Please note on the check that it is for Project Santa.
People may add to their own Christmas joy by donating new unwrapped toys at the home of Harold & Joyce
Parrish, 12986 East Old Highway 64. Previously owned clothing and toys should be clean, in good repair and only lightly
Contributions of non-perishable food as
well as new and used clothing should be made by December 13.
Saint Nicholas will visit the ladies of Kateland Family Care on December 20. The final details along
with the preparation of fruit bags will be handled on Sunday the 23rd. Deliveries will begin at 8 AM on Christmas Eve.
Only a small amount of Claxton Old Fashion Fruit Cake remains available
from the Civitan Club as sales are brisk. The holiday treat may be obtained from any member, several local businesses or by
calling Sales Manager Jerry Surratt at 336-472-1428. One pound cakes are available at $4 per each. Proceeds are used
for numerous Civitan community service projects including Project Santa.
will be closed for the holidays on Tuesday, December 25, Wednesday, December 26, and Tuesday, January 1. Also, because of
poor turn outs on the third Tuesday evening of the month we will not be opened any longer on those evenings.
SDFRC Timberlake Print RaffleGet your
tickets now for a chance to win a Bob Timberlake print. All proceeds go to SDFRC and Mountain Vista Nursing Home. Tickets
are $1 each of 6 for $5. The drawing will be held July 2, 2019 at the Denton FarmPark.