Dinner with Santa fundraiser planned


By Owen Wells - [email protected]



As a part of their Responding with Santa Toy Drive, the Verdunville and Cora Fire Departments will be hosting a Dinner with Santa event.

The spaghetti dinner will be served at the Cora Fire Department from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Nov. 28.

Residents may have recently noticed fire fighters from Cora and Verdunville conducting fundraising events for the toy drive at Mt. Gay near Kroger.

The group also plans raise funds for Responding with Santa by hosting a Dinner with Santa.

Tickets are on sale for the dinner event. Tickets for adults will cost $7 and children aged 11 and under will cost $4.

Tickets will also be sold at he door.

During the dinner, children will have a chance to visit with the big man in red.

The Responding With Santa Toy Drive is set to cover areas of Cora, Shamrock, Verdunville, Harts and Mt. Gay.

Verdunville Fire Chief Windell Hunter explained Santa Clause will join firefighters and church members about a week before Christmas to make a special set of deliveries throughout Logan County.

Hunter went on to say once the fire truck has been loaded with toys, the truck will go from Stereo Video to the top of Dingess Mountain and then on to Harts Mountain before coming back for other areas.

“We have gotten together with the Verdunville Church of God and the Marietta Church of God to help organize this. We are going to keep it going the best we can,” added Hunter.

Anyone interested in buying a ticket for the Dinner with Santa event or donating money or new toys to the Responding With Santa Toy Drive can do so at either fire department.

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By Owen Wells

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Owen Wells is a reporter for Civitas Media. He can be reached at 304-752-6950 ext. 1729 or by email at [email protected]

Owen Wells is a reporter for Civitas Media. He can be reached at 304-752-6950 ext. 1729 or by email at [email protected]

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