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December 2014

1st Thursday of the Month Coffee Hour; 1st Thursday of the month everyone is welcome to coffee and rolls with their neighbors and friends starting at 9:00 am. Held at Farmers State Bank lobby. Contact Daniel J. Elbert (515) 884-2265; Whittemore
Graettinger Holiday Stroll; Hosted by the Graettinger Business Club from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. Stop into area businesses for complimentary food, Christmas music, and to see Santa. Contact Candice Terwilleger (712) 859-3597; Graettinger
Santa at the Library; Santa meets with the kids at the Bancroft Public Library, hayrides, and crafts. Contact Crysti Neuman (515) 885-2382; Bancroft
Burt Business Appreciation Christmas Coffee and Lions Club Santa Day; Burt businesses hos a Christmas Coffee with drawings for many prizes at the Burt Activity Complex form 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm. The Lions Club host a Santa Day at the same time and place for the children. Bags of candy are distributed and fire truck rides are given by the Burt Fire Department. Contact Burt City Hall (515) 924-3618; Burt
Business Club Santa Clause Days; annual Santa Clause Day, Santa to come, soup luncheon, fun and games for kids with a drawing to be held at the American Legion. Contact Pamela Peton (712) 859-3844; Graettinger
6-Dec Christmas Light Parade; Parade down Ramsey Street at 6:30 pm with Christmas lights. Contact Crysti Neuman (515) 885-2382 or Chris Doerning (515) 885-2590; Bancroft
Appreciation Soup Luncheon; Hosted by the Graettinger Business Club at the American Legion Building from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm. Santa will arrive at 1:00 pm. Contact Candice Terwilleger (712) 859-3597; Graettinger.
Holiday Open House/Santa Day; Merchant specials, prize drawings, kid's activities, visit from santa. Contact Lisa Sewell (515) 887-2181; West Bend
Ladies Holiday Luncheon; Doors open at 9:30 am with six vendors available. Luncheon starts at 11:30 am. Must have a ticket to enter. Contact Becky Larson (712) 425-3527; Mallard
Santa Clause Visit; Santa arrives at 10:30 am. Featuring Christmas songs and a store. Children meet with Santa and receive a figt at the Ruthven American Legion. Contact Margaret Tatman (712)837-5355; Ruthven
Santa Clause Day; Children are invited to visit Santa one last time! Santa's House is open from 10:00 am to 11:00 am at the American Legion 601 Broad Street. All children will receive a sack of candy! Contact Daniel J. Elbert (515) 884-2265; Whittemore
Business 'Merchant's Appreciation' Drawing; At the American Legion Hall in Whittemore beginnig at 11:00 am. Must be 18 years old and present to win. Limit one prize per hosuehold. Contact Daniel J. Elbert (515) 884-2265; Whittemore


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