Lighted wreath raffle added to Blue Santa fundraisers

Wreath created by Center Police Department Ladies Auxiliary

The Center Police Department Ladies Auxiliary has donated a beautiful lighted Christmas wreath for Operation Blue Santa to use to raise funds for the organization's toy drive.

Raffle Tickets will be sold for $1 each, and will be drawn on Dec 9 during Cookies & Cocoa with Santa. Please come by the Center Police Department to purchase your tickets. We will also have the wreath and tickets available tonight at Holiday on Foster.

Don’t forget about the Toy Drive RAFFLE DRAWING! Bring in a Toy to the Center Police Dept and be entered into a drawing for a Christmas Movie Package : 32 inch Smart TV, DVD player, Popcorn, Cocoa, Cozy Blanket, and a Christmas movie set. 1 Entry per person, 1 Entry per day! Please bring in a New In package toy, Boy or Girl or all Ages! Drawing to be held on December 9th at the close of Cookies & Cocoa with Santa! Get your picture taken with Santa that day also!

Deadline for Forms is November 30th! If you know of any child in Shelby County that may not have any Santa this Christmas, please fill out this form.

Forms or monetary donations can also be mailed to BLUE SANTA at P.O. Box 322 Center, Tx 75935. Anyone who would like to donate new toys, clothing, hygiene items please bring them to the Center Police Department. Items for boys and girls of all ages will be needed, infant to 15 years old, she said.

“The entire Blue Santa team would like to thank everyone for your generous donation to the Blue Santa program,” Lindley said. “With your donation and others like yours, we will be able to provide Christmas to many children in Shelby County. Let Blue Santa help you make a child's Christmas blessed this year.”

Center Police Dept/Operation Blue Santa Team will also be set up for the Holiday on Foster special event beginning at 5:30 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 26 where they will be collecting toys for the Blue Santa Toy Drive. Holiday on Foster will take place on Foster, just down the street from Mathews Realty at the corner of Tenaha Street and Foster.

Blue Santa organizers said every toy donated gets the donor's name entered into the Christmas Movie Package drawing, which includes a 32-inch Smart TV, DVD player, popcorn, cocoa, cozy blanket and a Christmas movie set.
There will also be a meet and greet during Holiday on Foster for the kiddies to talk to the officers, the department's K9 unit and check out the patrol cars.

The Light and Champion

137 San Augustine St.
Center TX 75935