Cookies With Characters draws 450 to senior center


Characters and some of the 450 kids and others that turned out for the third annual Cookies With Characters on Saturday at the Highland County Senior Citizen Center are pictured. Center executive director Mechell Frost said the center made $2,105 on the event. “I can’t stress enough how awesome our volunteers did as actors and doing anything else that needed to be done,” Frost said. “The kids were so thrilled. They had an awesome time.” The next public event at the senior center will be the annual Halloween Party and Haunted House on Saturday, Oct. 29. Trick or treat offered by area businesses at the center will be from 6-8 p.m. and the haunted house and party will be from 6-9 p.m. Admission is $1 and includes hot dogs, chips and beverages. The center will host Turkey Bingo from 1-4 p.m. on Nov. 12.


Characters and some of the 450 kids and others that turned out for the third annual Cookies With Characters on Saturday at the Highland County Senior Citizen Center are pictured. Center executive director Mechell Frost said the center made $2,105 on the event. “I can’t stress enough how awesome our volunteers did as actors and doing anything else that needed to be done,” Frost said. “The kids were so thrilled. They had an awesome time.” The next public event at the senior center will be the annual Halloween Party and Haunted House on Saturday, Oct. 29. Trick or treat offered by area businesses at the center will be from 6-8 p.m. and the haunted house and party will be from 6-9 p.m. Admission is $1 and includes hot dogs, chips and beverages. The center will host Turkey Bingo from 1-4 p.m. on Nov. 12.

Characters and some of the 450 kids and others that turned out for the third annual Cookies With Characters on Saturday at the Highland County Senior Citizen Center are pictured. Center executive director Mechell Frost said the center made $2,105 on the event. “I can’t stress enough how awesome our volunteers did as actors and doing anything else that needed to be done,” Frost said. “The kids were so thrilled. They had an awesome time.” The next public event at the senior center will be the annual Halloween Party and Haunted House on Saturday, Oct. 29. Trick or treat offered by area businesses at the center will be from 6-8 p.m. and the haunted house and party will be from 6-9 p.m. Admission is $1 and includes hot dogs, chips and beverages. The center will host Turkey Bingo from 1-4 p.m. on Nov. 12.
http://timesgazette.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/web1_Cookies-characters-pic.jpgCharacters and some of the 450 kids and others that turned out for the third annual Cookies With Characters on Saturday at the Highland County Senior Citizen Center are pictured. Center executive director Mechell Frost said the center made $2,105 on the event. “I can’t stress enough how awesome our volunteers did as actors and doing anything else that needed to be done,” Frost said. “The kids were so thrilled. They had an awesome time.” The next public event at the senior center will be the annual Halloween Party and Haunted House on Saturday, Oct. 29. Trick or treat offered by area businesses at the center will be from 6-8 p.m. and the haunted house and party will be from 6-9 p.m. Admission is $1 and includes hot dogs, chips and beverages. The center will host Turkey Bingo from 1-4 p.m. on Nov. 12.
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