Christmas Lights Switch On

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On Saturday 1st December members of the Club braved inclement weather all day to support Santa Claus as he made a visit to the town on the day of the switch on of the town Christmas lights in Dover. Despite the wind and the almost continuous rain members of the club were collecting money, in Cannon Street throughout the day, for charitable purposes while Santa welcomed children, large and small, into his grotto giving all of them a small Christmas gift. A club member said, “We were pleased to support Santa on the one hand and raise money for worthy causes on the other hand at the same time. The weather was not at all kind to us but to see the expressions of happiness on the faces of the children as they saw Father Christmas and were able to talk to him and receive a small gift was an absolute delight. It made the effort more worthwhile”.