Letter to the Editor
The Teen and Youth Center, and Seward Parks and Recreation would like to thank everyone who helped make the Elks’ Breakfast with Santa such a wonderful holiday event.
To our title sponsor Seward Elks Lodge and it’s caring members who provided a wonderful location and breakfast for all the attendees. Thank you George Long, Gary Ackerson, Buck Wall, Craig Williamson, Mike Averitt, Tom Osborne, Ann Whitmore Painter, Ann Leisle and Lorraine McCauley.
Thank you Sons of American Legion for supplying all the festive plush animals for Santa’s toy box. They are always a hit and make all the little ones smile. Speaking of smiles, thank you One Shot Photography for the great keepsake photos of each child on Santa’s lap.
Thank you to the members of the TYC Councils for decorating, face painting, donning costumes, handing out candy canes and toys, and cleaning up: Charlie Mack, Mialle Moriarty, Shelby Schoening, Carson Boyett, Haley Boor, Elena Hamner, Sam Kompkoff, Rose Terry, Eli Davis, Roma Hamner, Logan Smith, Tia Miranda, Sully Hauze, Mckinze Hauze, Brooke Estes, Tessa Adelmann, Richie Mack and Felicia Cubley.
Our special thanks to the “Big Guy in Red” Joe Allen. You did a fantastic job and helped create some lifelong memories for many of Seward’s little ones. We appreciate you!
Looking forward to seeing all of you at this festive holiday event again next year.
—Shareen Adelmann, Seward Parks and Recreation