Categories: Shrewsbury

Santa Claus to make annual visit to the Sumner House

Rory Shanley, 5 and his sister, Maeve, 3, are excited about Santa Claus's upcoming Dec. 7 visit to the Sumner House. (Photo/submitted)

Shrewsbury – Heald & Chiampa's annual “Santa at The Sumner House” event will take place on Saturday, Dec. 7 from 12:30 – 3 p.m.

For the last three years, Heald & Chiampa Funeral Home has helped kickoff the holiday season by welcoming a visit from Santa Claus to The Sumner House.?Hundreds of area families have enjoyed this special holiday gathering and festive atmosphere on the grounds of the historic Sumner House adjacent to the town common in Shrewsbury center.

Heald & Chiampa has arranged for Santa Claus to pose for photos with all those who attend.? Santa is due to arrive at approximately p.m. to meet the children and hear their Christmas wishes. Santa's elves will be handing out coloring books to kids and serving hot chocolate, munchkins and much more to all the guests.

As long-time residents of Shrewsbury, the Heald & Chiampa partners are committed, they said in a press release, “to giving back to the community where [we] live and serve area families. As members of this vibrant community, we take great pride in giving back all year long and sharing this rich treasure of a house in Shrewsbury center.”

In addition to Santa's visit, Andy's Attic, along with the Shrewsbury High School National Honor Society, will be holding a winter coat drive to benefit teenagers and their families in Shrewsbury and surrounding communities. All sizes are much appreciated.

For more information call Jim Heald at 508.842.3700 or email jim@healdchiampa.com.

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