NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The American Legion Post 8 in New Rochelle is holding its 1st annual Christmas Party & Pictures with Santa on December 13th from 2pm – 4pm. This is the first event such as this held at the post in almost 20 years.
Post Commander Paul Kearns “We are actively working to create a more family friendly environment for our current members, events such as this will show potential members we are a family driven organization.”
James O'Toole, long time Santa volunteer for the City of New Rochelle and Chamber of Commerce will provide a Santa, kids will love. In addition to pictures with Santa, volunteers will provide arts & craft events for children of all ages. Local Vendors will be on hand to showcase their products for the visiting parents and guests.
For a fee of $20 first child, $15 second, $10 each additional per family. Each child will receive a picture with Santa, a gift bag, and a meal. Meals are being provided by Texas Roadhouse, who have signed on as a main sponsor for this event. Photography is being donated by Aaron Kershaw Photography, backdrop and decorations provide by The Curtainshop.
Other sponsors for the event include, Habitat for Humanity, The New Rochelle Chamber of Commerce & Growing minds. We are still looking for more sponsors, all parties interested please contact The American Legion Post 8 ask for Aaron Kershaw or visit our website www.nrlegionpost8.com.
All proceeds will benefit local veterans their families and the community.