New facility to house Hands, Habitat for Humanity
A new modern Christmas package in the form of a community-based service facility is about to be unwrapped. It will house offices and supplies for several charity organizations in the community and is owned by Hands Across Middlesex and Habitat for Humanity Middlesex.
Christmas Friends delivers gifts to 300
Santa’s “sleighs” still endured a lot of snowy and muddy roads until the job was completed Sunday and Monday, and only one van was briefly stuck in a soft spot. “Christmas Friends really appreciates the extra effort by everyone to get the gifts delivered before Christmas,” said organization president Fred Gaskins.
Urbanna Christmas decorating winners named
The winners of the Urbanna Christmas Decorating Contest were announced on Monday. Due to bad weather the judging was done a week later than scheduled.
Christmas Friends to deliver gifts Saturday
Volunteers of Christmas Friends Inc. will deliver hundreds of gifts to the less fortunate of Middlesex County during the morning of Saturday, December 19. The fleet of delivery vehicles is nearly complete. One pick-up truck is still needed to deliver bicycles, and one more van is needed on a stand-by basis in case it is needed.