Christmas

The Foundation for the Betterment of Seniors is partnering with Meals on Wheels providers, local retailers and other agencies to make this Christmas special for 3,000 local seniors through the 2016 “Be a Santa to a Senior” Campaign.

Home Instead Senior Care kicked off the “Be a Santa to a Senior” program in 2003. Since then, with the help of 60,000 volunteers, more than 1.2 million gifts have been distributed through the program to 700,000 seniors across the United States.

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Santa and his crew made a sleigh stop at Girls’ Haven on Dec. 23 for a special Christmas delivery to the 20 young ladies living there.

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Burglars in Orange reportedly stole Christmas presents from two families during separate weekend incidents.

According to a police report from the Orange Police Department, officers responded to a residence in the 3400 block of Bowling lane at about 9:50 p.m. on Dec. 18 in reference to a break-in at the home. The female resident told police that when she returned home from being gone, she entered her home to discover several rooms of the house had been rifled through and various items were scattered about the domicile.

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The Lumberton Senior Citizen Center will select the winner for their 2015 Quilt Giveaway December 22, 2015 at 11 a.m. at the Paul M. "Pete" Trest Community Center, located at 140 E.

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It’s beginning to look at lot like Christmas at Calder Woods in Beaumont. The senior living community invites its friends and neighbors to get into the holiday spirit by participating in its free annual Christmas tradition Tour of Lights to be held Tuesday, Dec. 15. The public is welcome to come and go from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. at 7080 Calder Ave. Between those times, the senior living community will offer holiday-themed displays and.” 

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Get into the holiday spirit and take a sleigh ride with the Museum of the Gulf Coast in Port Arthur at their annual Holiday Extravaganza on Dec. 19.

The museum staff invites the public to join them for fun and festivity from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 19.

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For the sixth year in a row, Beaumont Animal Services and Petfinder.com are participating in the national “Foster a Lonely Pet for the Holidays” pet fostering program. The event will run from December 7th through January 4th.

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Please join the Beaumont Police Department and Animal Services for a tree lighting ceremony Tuesday, December 1, 2015 in the Beaumont Police Department lobby at 255 College St. in Beaumont, at 4 p.m.

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Please join the Beaumont Police Department and Animal Services for a tree lighting ceremony Tuesday, December 1, 2015 in the Beaumont Police Department lobby at 255 College St. in Beaumont, at 4 p.m.

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Q. I just bought a present to give someone for Christmas. The store told me that if she didn’t like it she could exchange it, but that there were no returns. I decided not to buy it because I was afraid she wouldn’t like it and it was a small store without a lot of selection. Is it legal for a store to not allow you to return a gift and get a refund?

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