AMVETS Post 47

AMVETS Post 47

This Saturday, the AMVETS Post 47, the AM Vet Riders and women’s auxiliary will host a children’s Christmas party. The celebration is set for 2 p.m. at the post, located at 4500 Frisco Road in Sherman.

A special Santa, accompanied by an elf helper, will hand out gifts for the children of veterans. Refreshments will be served and special table treats provided. In preparation, the auxiliary members wrapped more than 120 Christmas gifts and bagged fruit and candy to be placed under the Christmas tree. Aiding in the project have been auxiliary president Susan Spillers, Linda Auten, Mary Brice, Shirley Geer and Loe Johnson.

On Dec. 15, a Christmas dinner was held at the post for veterans and their families. The celebration included members of the AMVETS and its auxiliary, the Am VET Riders and the American Legion and its auxiliary.

Denison Rotary Club

A musical program was presented when the Denison Rotary Club met Thursday. Performing a selection of Christmas songs were students from St. Luke’s School in Denison.

Leading the students was Cheryl Matsumoto, head mistress of the school. In addition to music, students also performed a skit.

The group will not be meeting Dec. 26 due to the Christmas holiday.