2013-11-29 / Front Page

Christmas House opens for the season



Blake, 2, and Bradley, 5, sons of Eleina and Spc. Joshua Toomey, A Company, 67th Expeditionary Signal Battalion, take some goodies offered by Santa Claus during the Christmas House opening ceremony Nov. 22. The Christmas House, a Fort Gordon tradition dating back to 1966, held its annual opening event Friday morning, with music courtesy of the Freedom Park School choir, a Santa visit and a chance for visitors to share some refreshments and get a look at the goodies that will be offered for kids in need as the Christmas season approaches. Donations are still being accepted, and more information is available at (706) 791-3579. The drop-off site is Room 224 of Darling Hall (Building 307), on Chamberlain Avenue. 
Photo by Bill Bengston / Fort Gordon Public Affairs Office Blake, 2, and Bradley, 5, sons of Eleina and Spc. Joshua Toomey, A Company, 67th Expeditionary Signal Battalion, take some goodies offered by Santa Claus during the Christmas House opening ceremony Nov. 22. The Christmas House, a Fort Gordon tradition dating back to 1966, held its annual opening event Friday morning, with music courtesy of the Freedom Park School choir, a Santa visit and a chance for visitors to share some refreshments and get a look at the goodies that will be offered for kids in need as the Christmas season approaches. Donations are still being accepted, and more information is available at (706) 791-3579. The drop-off site is Room 224 of Darling Hall (Building 307), on Chamberlain Avenue. Photo by Bill Bengston / Fort Gordon Public Affairs Office

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