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December 18, 2012
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Volunteers bring the spirit of Christmas to Project Santa Claus

by Caryn Haller

The spirit of Christmas filled the Douglas County Fairgrounds building Monday as volunteers sorted and wrapped presents for 317 families, and 703 children.

Each child receives at least two gifts, a book, mittens and a hat.

"It's going real well. The volunteers are great, and the community support has been phenomenal," Minden resident John Carnes said. "There are several families that have received gifts in the past who are now buying gifts for people."

According to Carnes, all the angels that were out on the trees were taken. Books for older children, and gifts for families …

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The Record Courier Updated Dec 19, 2012 09:11PM Published Dec 18, 2012 05:30PM Copyright 2012 The Record Courier. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.