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Santa's helpers bring Christmas to Northwoods


November 19, 2018

Larry Holcombe/Daily Globe

Tags hang on a Santa's Headquarters Christmas tree in the front of Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church on Thursday. The tags are marked with the age and gender of a child whose family is signed up with the organization's efforts to ensure a good Christmas for every child in Gogebic County. Such trees can be found at some city, township and county offices, libraries, churches and businesses across the county. Those looking to give are encouraged to take a tag, purchase a gift for $10-$20 and return the tag and gift to the tree by Dec. 1.


The folks at Santa's Headquarters are back at it again looking to ensure each child in Gogebic County has a good Christmas.

It's about children and families, according to Ashley Dennis of the Michigan State University-Extension office in Bessemer. "We want to help families that need a little extra help providing Christmas to their children."

This is the 13th annual Santa's Headquarters, an organization run by an ad hoc committee of a dozen or so individuals either private or members of organizations such as MSU-Extension, the Gogebic-Ontonagon...

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