The Daily Globe - Serving Gogebic, Iron and Ontonagon Counties

Erwin hosts holiday event for kids


November 25, 2019

Kim E. Strom/Daily Globe Iris LaBo, 4, paints a tree ornament for Christmas during Erwin Township's "Paint Your Holidays" Saturday at the Erwin Township Hall. Iris is the daughter of Jamie LaBo of Ironwood.

ERWIN TOWNSHIP - The Erwin Township Community Club held its first "Paint Your Holidays" event Saturday at the Erwin Town Hall. Several families came throughout the afternoon to paint Christmas tree ornaments and to get to know their neighbors while enjoying hot drinks and cookies.

Chris Johnson and her granddaughter Jillian Johnson, 9, both of Montreal, enjoyed the outing. "We're having fun, making a big mess," said the elder Johnson.

Iris LaBo, 4, of Ironwood took her work seriously as she bent over to paint a round ornament red.

"She's an avid painter," said her mother Jamie LaBo. "She l...

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