Stories tagged with: Christmas Party

December 16, 2015 - 5:41pm
23 weeks 5 days ago

Christmas is officially nine days away, but Santa and his helpers took a break from his workshop to help the Kiwanis Club of Zanesville host its annual Christmas party.

Santa stopped by the North Terrace Church of Christ and handed each child a gift. Co-chair of the Kiwanis Christmas party, Cindy Clark, said she enjoys seeing the smiles and excitement on each child's face.

"Christmas is a time of giving," said Clark. "And we are blessed by being Kiwanis members,...

December 10, 2014 - 3:56pm
1 year 24 weeks ago

The Kiwanis Club of Zanesville hosted its annual Christmas Party Wednesday afternoon.

Complete with a visit from Santa, 60 area kids from kindergarten to the 6th grade received presents at the party. The gifts included both things the kids want and things they need going into winter.

"The biggest thing that it does for me personally and for our club is to see these kids, see their faces light up," Kiwanis president Jeff Wickerham said. "Some of them this might be...

December 11, 2013 - 6:47pm
2 years 24 weeks ago

On Wednesday, 60 lucky elementary students got the chance to meet Santa, Rudolph and Frosty the Snowman.

Every year, the Zanesville Kiwanis Club holds a Christmas party for area students who need a little extra holiday cheer. Bridget Tetack, co-chair for the club's Youth Services Committee, says the reaction the students had while meeting Santa was priceless.

"It's a lot of fun, we shop for about 60 kids so the Kiwanians themselves have a great time going out and...

December 12, 2012 - 5:26pm
3 years 24 weeks ago

Today was Kiwanis Club's annual children's Christmas party hosted at the Knights of Columbus. The event was for 60 children from Zanesville City Schools, who got to enjoy a break from classes with a pizza party, a visit from Santa and of course, presents!

Kiwanis' Youth Service Committee Chair, Bridget Tetak explained, "Actually what we do is we give the school a number of kids we are going to purchase for from the school and they see these kids everyday. They know the kids. ...

December 11, 2012 - 6:25pm
3 years 24 weeks ago

The Rotary Club of Zanesville had it's annual Christmas party this afternoon for local school children. The tradition is 40 years running to bring children to Adornetto's for pizza, music and a visit from Santa!

John Parker, the President of the Rotary Club explained, "Children from the Zanesville City School System and bring them to Adornettos's and have a party for them and have Santa Claus come and he gives them presents. It's all about the kids today. These kids are all...

December 3, 2012 - 4:37pm
3 years 25 weeks ago

One of Muskingum county's favorite annual Christmas parties is this week. The Fraternal Order of Police senior holiday dinner is this Thursday, December 6th at the Center for Seniors. This tradition of over 25 years is a great opportunity for the seniors in our county to get out and have some fun.

Terry Dunn, the executive director of the center said, "It's just a real great feeling for the seniors to be able to come out at the holiday time. For many of them their families...

December 14, 2011 - 8:24pm
4 years 24 weeks ago

Children from area schools enjoyed a break from their daily routine on Wednesday.

The Knights of Columbus Hall hosted the Kiwanis Club of Zanesville's Christmas party.  Youth Services Committee Chair Amy Pinson said the kids ate lunch, sang songs and received gifts from Santa.

"It's really just a special party," said Pinson.  "We have almost a one-to-one ratio of students to an adult or key club member here, so they get a lot of individual attention....

December 13, 2011 - 5:51pm
4 years 24 weeks ago

Santa's sleigh made an early stop in Zanesville at the Rotary Club Christmas party.

Since the 1920s Adornetto's Pizza has hosted the event for special needs children.  Rotary Club President John Hill said each child makes a wish list so the gifts are personalized.

"We have volunteers that go to Kmart, and they get the gifts the night before," said Hill.  "They are all packaged with the kids' names on them for distribution, and we brought them in this...

December 8, 2010 - 5:36pm
5 years 25 weeks ago

Christmas comes a little early for some area children.

The Kiwanis Club of Zanesville Wednesday hosted its annual Christmas party at the Knights of Columbus. Kiwanis members from local businesses took time out to spend the afternoon with 60 students from seven elementary schools.

"Not only are they getting a field trip today to get out of school but they're getting to see Santa and lots of good presents," says Kiwanis Club Youth Services Chair Sarah Warfield.

December 16, 2009 - 8:49pm
6 years 23 weeks ago

The Zanesville Metropolitian Housing Authority is making sure children are happy this Christmas.  The ZMHA Christmas Party was held tonight at the James Singer Activity Center. Families enjoyed refreshments and children had a chance at door prizes ranging from MP3 players to new bikes.

"There is a lot of kids out here that don't get a whole lot during Christmas time, we are here to see that if we can help it, we are a community center and each kid get something...

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