Warm Winter Clothing Drive

Staff Writer

American Legion Auxiliary Unit 76, Barton, is conducting a warm winter clothing drive during the month of November. Dolores Chamberlain, Community Service chairperson, said requested donations include coats, hats, mittens and boots. Drop-off sites are Town of Barton Offices and Blanchard Oil, Orleans.
Another activity planned by the Auxiliary is the Annual Children’s Christmas Party at Barton Memorial Building. This year the party will be Saturday, November 28, starting at 1:00 p.m. with Mark Shelton presenting his original Christmas show of music, songs, and games. To be followed by refreshments and the arrival of Santa Claus riding atop a fire engine.
On Saturday, December 19, the Auxiliary will host the Annual Christmas Dinner for Veterans starting at 6:00 p.m. in the Barton Senior Center. There will be music and other entertainment.
Auxiliary members visit veterans in local nursing homes on the third Saturday of each month.