Claus is coming to town!
For the seventh year now families
have been making the trip to the Osgood Fairgrounds Park for the
annual Christmas Walk. The event, set for this weekend - December
5 and 6 from 6-8 p.m. will again highlight Santa Claus arriving
in style on a fire truck, thanks to the Osgood Volunteer Fire
Department. Bring your camera to get a photo of your child with
Its become a family tradition, noted Julie Brancamp,
manager of the park. She is appreciative of the park caretaker,
volunteers and support from the community, which is vital to the
event that brings smiles to childrens faces as they tell
Santa their wishes.
This year free carriage rides will again be offered for those
attending to ride throughout the lighted park and see all the
decorations. New this year is a display donated by Lowes
at Lawrenceburg. A light display is made possible by the Osgood
Lions Club of which Brancamp said, Without sponsors and
volunteers this would not be possible. Owen and Della Menchhofer
will again sponsor their display, Keep Christ in Christmas.
Sheets Tree Farm has donated six Christmas trees that will light
the way, McPhersons, Sunman, will again provide paper products
with the Napoleon 4-H Country Club providing cookie donations.
Also available this year will be a food stand by the Jac-Cen-Del
Spanish Club offering walking tacos, baked goods and drinks. There
you can also purchase a raffle ticket for a chance to win a portable
DVD player and DVD. The art club at the school will again be doing
face painting and the Osgood Beautification Committee will offer
Angels of Giving, a group making sure everyone in the area has
a nice Christmas, will also be at the event this year. This group
is in need of people to take families to shop for, or make donations
to their effort. Those attending can get more information on this
by calling Shanna Joseph at 756-0958 or 756-1399 or Brancamp at
Come out and have free hot chocolate and cookies and enjoy the
peaceful setting in the beautifully lighted park. Parking is free.
Volunteers are still needed to help and businesses are invited
to donate or set up a display by calling 689-6535.