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Posts published in “Day: December 2, 2021

Parades, Santa, Toy Drives: Holiday Season underway

The 6th Annual Community Toy Drive will be held on Saturday, with the collection point being the parking lot between Panera and WalMart. The drive is held by the Channelview fire department, with the help of volunteers from the Channelview Ministry Team, and students from nearby schools. Sponsors include Arkema, Caterpillar, Solar Turbines, Lyondellbasell, and others. The toys will be distributed by the Ministry Team to about 200 needy families next week.

By Charlotte Jackson

Mark these on your calendar. The first Saturday of December is the Annual Channelview Fire Department Toy Drive. With the help of Channelview Ministry Team as well as local businesses, the event is held at the Panera Bread on Wallisville at Sam Houston Parkway. From 10 – 1 p.m., community choirs will be singing, volunteers will be collecting new toys and gifts. Hugs are matched in number with smiles.

If you are looking for a parade, be sure to join the fun in Cloverleaf on Thursday, December 16 as well as on Friday, December 17 in Channelview. If you want to have more fun, go east to Barrett Station for the Annual Parade on Saturday, December 18.