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Posts published in “Day: December 23, 2015

Rotary distributes Christmas baskets to the needy

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NORTH SHORE ROTARY distributed 250 full Christmas Baskets of donated food, to needy families in the immediate North Shore areas. Pictured above are Rotarians John Parrott and club president Mike Williams, preparing to load one of the full baskets into cars waiting to make the distribution. The club has conducted this Holiday tradition for a number of years, with all the members of the club participating, by collecting and sorting the foods, packing the baskets, driving out to the community to distribute the food baskets.

North Shore holds annual Christmas Parade

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THE NORTH SHORE Community held their annual Christmas Parade last Friday night, Dec. 18, with the participation of the Sheldon and Cloverleaf Fire Departments. Rodney Redford of the North Channel Assistance Ministries helped organize the parade. It started in Channelview, and ended at the Kroger Parking lot at Woodforest and Normandy. Hundreds of families followed the parade, and then collected in the Kroger parking lot while Santa and Rudolph handed out small gifts. Redford reported that the parade judges made the following awards: Best Apparatus, Sheldon FD; Best Float, Cloverleaf Church of God; Best Theme, Growing In Grace; and Judges’ Choice, Boy Scout Troop 1301.