February 12, 2016

Standish businesses provide Christmas activities for Kids Day (with video)

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Kids Day volunteer Suzanne Law helps Brianna LaLonde, 12, Kaitlyn Brown, 7 and Alexia Brown, 10, make decorations in Little Joe's Radio Shack.
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Kennedy and Klaire Kuberski, 6 and 4, and Tyla Tunney, 5, work on Christmas bags and ornaments at the Arenac Independent.
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Jasmine Olofson, 9, and Kensington Gillespie, 9, both of Standish, customize miniature stockings in McDonald's.
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Paige Pritchard, of Pinconning, works on a penguin ornament at the Horizon Senior Living Center.
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Hannah Davidson helps Ella Riley, 3, of Standish, make an ornament out of a plastic bottle.
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Zaine Beavers, 5, and Kylie Shepard, 6, both of Sterling, make paper Christmas tree ornaments at FirstMerit Bank.
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Alex Lutze, 11, of Omer, makes an ornament in Shopko.
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Kenzie Schell, 6, of Omer, smiles big as she sits down with Santa.
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Addison Carson, 7, of Standish, lets Santa sample one of the cookies she will leave out for him on Christmas Eve.
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Molly and Macy Hewitt, 4 and 2, hang out with their grandmother Becky Southworth during breakfast with Santa. The girls and Becky are from Sterling.
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Andrew Kirby, 7, of West Branch, thinks about what he wants for Christmas.
Children were able to visit businesses around Standish to work on craft projects and enjoy treats during Kids Day Saturday Dec. 14. The day got started with breakfast with Santa at St. Mary's of Michigan Standish Hospital, and then children worked on Christmas decorations at seven different businesses in town. Participating businesses included the Arenac County Independent, the Horizon Senior Living Center, the Standish Historical Depot, FirstMerit Bank, McDonald's Little Joe's Radio Shack and Shopko.

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