POINT PLEASANT — The Mason County Family Resource Network’s Christmas event returned over the weekend, sharing Christmas cheer.
Commonly known as the FRN’s Mason County Family Christmas, the event hosted a number of tables with crafts, books from Mason County Schools, giveaways and refreshments.
Santa Claus was present, talking with kids and handing out gifts of his own.
The Ohio River Dancers performed to a few Christmas songs for visitors to enjoy.
One community member thanked Santa’s helper before walking away.
“I love that you all do this,” she said. “Thank you very much, I really appreciate it.”
The two hour event stayed busy welcoming families and sharing Christmas fun.
Participating organizations in attendance were Mason County Schools, Mid-Ohio Wic, Bob’s Market, Mason County Prevention Coalition, West Virginia Adult Education, Valley Health, Preserved Avalanche CEOS Program, National Youth Advocate Program, Unicare, Southwestern Community Action, Teen Community Leaders 4-H, Haer Bears 4-H and Career Connections.
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Community organizations came to the Family Resource Network’s Christmas event to provide fun Christmas activities for the community.
Children and families spent Saturday creating Christmas ornaments and crafts during the Family Resource Network’s Mason County Family Christmas.
A few children putting together a Christmas ornament from a number of craft stations.
Some kids could not wait to dig into Santa’s gift at the Christmas celebration hosted by the Family Resource Network.
Santa Claus spent the event talking with children and checking his naughty and nice list.
Santa provided children with more than just a candy cane and gift as he talked with them at the Mason County Family Resource Network’s Christmas event.
Mason County Schools gave out books to each visiting child at the Family Resource Network’s Christmas event.
The old Central Elementary School Gym hosted the annual Mason County Family Resource Network’s community Christmas event.
Mason County citizens came out to the Family Resource Network’s Christmas event to enjoy crafts, giveaways, refreshments and some entertainment.
The Ohio River Dancers performed to a number of Christmas songs.
Dancers with Ohio River Dancers performing to a Christmas music.
A little dancer was full of smiles during the Ohio River Dancers performance.
Brittany Hively is a staff writer for Ohio Valley Publishing. Follow her on Twitter @britthively; reach her at (740) 446-2342 ext 2555.