Town's Angel Tree brings joy to dozens

Friday, December 23, 2011

From staff reports

PETERSBURG - Town Hall's had another Angel Tree for Christmas and 30 people are being helped by generous donors who participated by selecting a paper ornament and purchasing gifts described on the paper angel.

There were applications for 23 children and the group of Santa helpers added food baskets, including seven more for elderly residents. Relatives, friends and recipients picked up the gifts on Wednesday or Thursday at Town Hall.

Nearly half a dozen volunteers worked to help their fellow man this Christmas. It's believed the program was the seventh or eighth in Petersburg.