Santa Claus has reserved Tuesday, December 10 to telephone boys and girls who have been especially good this year. Calls will be made between 5:30 and 7:30 p.m. Parents who would like for Santa to call their child(ren) should contact M.C.R.D. at (706) 795-6270. Please be prepared to provide a phone number and brief wish list.
Santa's elves will be stopping by M.C.R.D. daily from now until December 10 to pick up his mail. Children who wish to write Santa may send their letters to Santa Claus, P.O. Box 248, Danielsville, GA 30633. Santa has requested that children write the letters themselves if at all possible. Parents are asked to include a self-addressed stamped envelope with their child's letter if they would like a response from Santa.
Christmas Basketball Clinic
M.C.R.D. is pleased to offer a Christmas Basketball Clinic this year. The clinic will be held Thursday, December 19 and Friday, December 20 at the Colbert Elem. Gym. Sessions are coed with ages 7 - 10 meeting from 10:30 a.m. - noon and ages 11 and 12 meeting from 12:15 - 1:45 p.m. Age control date is January 1, 2014. Participants must be 7 by this date and cannot turn 13 before this date. Under the instruction of Theresa Bettis, participants will learn the fundamentals of basketball, including dribbling, passing, and shooting. During each session, participants will also work on drills designed to strengthen their ball handling skills and learn proper defensive techniques and advanced offensive moves. The fee for this clinic is $25. Pre-registration and pre-payment are required. Spaces are limited, so be sure to register early.
5 & 6 Basketball 101 Class
Theresa Bettis will be returning this winter to instruct a Basketball 101 class for boys and girls ages 5 & 6. This class will be held on Saturday mornings, January 4, 11, 18, and 25 at the Colbert Elementary School Gym. Girls' session will meet from 9:30 - 10:30 a.m. Boys' session will meet from 10:45 - 11:45 a.m. Fee is $35. Age control date is January 1, 2014. Participants must be 5 by this day and cannot turn 7 before this day. Spaces are limited, and pre-registration and pre-payment are required.