December 20th the Edison Elks held their Special children's breakfast. There were just over 120 in attendance and 20 volunteers that helped make the event a success. Breakfast was provided for the kids of eggs, bacon, and sausage. There were many smiles and a visit from Santa who received and gave many hugs! Santa gave a gift to each child. It was an amazing day!
Elks #2487 Special Children's Breakfast Christmas Party
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