2008-12-04 / Local & State

Christian Social Services To Hold Christmas Event Dec. 6

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Fulton County Christian Social Services Inc. will hold holiday activities on Saturday, December 6, all day from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Activities included will be:

Gingerbread house decorating contest at the Fulton Theatre. Entry dropoff is from 9:00 a.m. to noon, with judging beginning at noon. Winners will be announced at 2:00 p.m.

A silent auction of all entries will end at 4:00 p.m. First place will be awarded $50, with second and third place receiving $25 and $15. Registrations may be picked up at area businesses or by calling 240-313-0984. Registrations must be received by December 4.

Santa will visit from 10:00 a.m. to noon and 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the theatre.

The Food Basket will also have its holiday food drive. Donate to local families by dropping off food at the theatre.

The Catholic Mission will be collecting hats, gloves and scarves or stocking stuffers such as crayons, coloring books, storybooks, etc., along with the Salvation Army kettle drive.

Great Cove Golf Course restaurant will have food available all day at the theatre and a bake sale with Christmas cookies will also be held.

At 4:30 p.m., a Christmas concert will be held with the Angel Bell Ringers of Mercersburg. The choir is made up of individuals with Down syndrome. Don't miss this concert. What a beautiful blessing they are. A freewill offering will be taken up for their ministry.

All are invited to stop and enjoy these activities all day long and support the community.

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