Esconced in a snug chair stationed subsequent to a small however festive Christmas tree, Santa and his helper elf handed out brightly wrapped packages to welcoming palms.
The Bradenton Firefighters Affiliation, by means of fundraisers and donations, raised cash to ship presents to over 250 recipients at The Haven, a non-revenue company serving youngsters, teenagers and adults with disabilities. Dana Tindall, “hearth elf,” danced round Santa, recognized within the on a regular basis world as hearth marshall Kenneth Langston, as excited adults clapped and smiled.
“Who’s subsequent?” shouted out Tindall as her necklaces jangled brightly earlier than she learn off the subsequent identify on Santa’s record.
Bradenton firefighters additionally served a lunch offered by Uncle Nick’s, a Bradenton bagel restaurant, and sang songs.