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Second Annual Secret Santa for Seniors




by Miranda L'Hirondelle

The Second Annual Secret Santa for Seniors
was held at the Pioneer Cabin on December 10.
Judy Whitnack, and her granddaughter Ashley
McLeod organized the event and had the help of
30
approximately 10 volunteers. “The whole town
came together and donated to make this
#4975-4977 – Parker Van De Spiegle and his younger brother Julian performed Christmas possible,” said Ashley McLeod.
songs at the Second Annual Secret Santa for Seniors that was held at Pioneer Cabin on
December 10. Photo Miranda L'Hirondelle When asked how this year was different from
last year Ashley said, “This year we were able
#4978 – Diane Hopwood receiving her gift from Santa and his little helpers at the Second to go to Parkland Lodge and give every senior a
Annual Secret Santa for Seniors that was held at Pioneer Cabin on December 10. Photo gift as well as a visit from Santa.” Last year they
Miranda L'Hirondelle had around 100 gifts donated to them for the
event and this year over 160 presents were
#4980 – Alice Sabourin receiving her gift from Santa and his little helpers at the Second given to the seniors.
Annual Secret Santa for Seniors that was held at Pioneer Cabin on December 10. Photo The Pioneer Cabin was full of cheerful people
Miranda L'Hirondelle that came to enjoy the festivities. “This year we Louise Tremblay receiving her gift from Santa and his little helpers at the Second Annual Secret Santa for
had at least twice the amount of seniors come Seniors that was held at Pioneer Cabin on December 10. Photo Miranda L'Hirondelle
#4986-4987 – Elder Frieda Maynard receiving her gift from Santa and his little helpers at for the event than last year,” said Ashley.
the Second Annual Secret Santa for Seniors that was held at Pioneer Cabin on December Every senior had the chance to sit on Santa's
10. Photo Miranda L'Hirondelle knee and receive a gift from him and his
helpers. If they weren't able to come up and get
#4993-4994 – Louise Tremblay receiving her gift from Santa and his little helpers at the their gift on their own it was brought to them by
Second Annual Secret Santa for Seniors that was held at Pioneer Cabin on December 10. one of the many volunteers.
Photo Miranda L'Hirondelle Edson Custom Cruisers donated the lunch that
included a variety of snacks, desserts, and
#4995-4996 –Frank Taylor receiving his gift from Santa and his little helpers at the Second beverages. They also had live entertainment
Annual Secret Santa for Seniors that was held at Pioneer Cabin on December 10. Photo donated by Alberta Williamson, Louis Sabourin,
Miranda L'Hirondelle and Brian Hopwood who volunteered to
perform.
Parker and Julian Van De Spiegle performed
Christmas songs together for the seniors. Parker
sang while Julian hand-signed the songs for
anyone that was hearing impaired.
Watch for the Secret Santa for Seniors next
December! “Hopefully we have a turnout
similar to this year's. We are looking forward to
the 3rdAnnual Senior Secret Santa,” said The Second Annual Secret Santa for Seniors that was held at Pioneer Cabin on December 10 was a
Ashley. huge success with over 160 presents given out to seniors. Photo Miranda L'Hirondelle














































Tickets also available
at Northern Metalic
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