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.
It’s a potato peeler!
Several years ago, Urbanna Town Administrator Lewis Filling found an unusual looking contraption in the weeds near the Urbanna Visitors Center (Old Tobacco Warehouse). It was moved into the basement of the historic building and the town recently held a contest to identify the item.