Lunch with Santa at Coon Rapids VFW

The Coon Rapids VFW and Ladies’ Auxiliary hosted their annual Lunch with Santa program at the VFW Post Sunday afternoon.

Santa Claus and Mrs. Claus are greeted by children as they arrive at the Coon Rapids VFW Sunday afternoon.

Santa Claus and Mrs. Claus are greeted by children as they arrive at the Coon Rapids VFW Sunday afternoon.

There was no pre-registration necessary and close to 100 families came through the door during the three-hour event.

Hot dogs, chips and ice cream were among the items on the menu.

Prior to the arrival of Santa Claus (Ray Christianson) and Mrs. Claus (Mary Hawkins, VFW Auxiliary president), there were several activities for children.

These included face painting, cake walk, sing-a-long and a coloring contest for which prizes of stuffed animals were awarded.

Peter Bodley is at peter.bodley@ecm-inc.com

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