The gift of giving, that is the opportunity the SARCOA Area Agency on Aging has provided to the Wiregrass for well over a decade. The “Santa 4 Seniors” has seen an increase this year, helping 400 seniors in need in seven counties.
With Christmas less than a month away decorations are going up in the city of Geneva. The area is being transformed into an “Old-Fashioned Hallmark Christmas” just in time for the city’s major events this weekend.
Thanks in part to the glow of more than 5 million gleaming Christmas lights and a dazzling new holiday fireworks show, guests can bask in the memories of yesterday while embracing the hope of tomorrow.
COVID-19 has made an impact on plans and events since March, now it is affecting how people will celebrate their thanksgiving and Christmas. This holiday season for several caregivers, it will be just them and their loved one at the table.
Shopping local has always been encouraged, but especially this year after the hard hit small businesses took during the pandemic. The Dothan Chamber of Commerce is working to help their business with a “Keep the Cheer Here” holiday campaign.
Churches around our area have been filling shoeboxes to be sent to children around the world. This week those boxes are being brought to collection points in Dothan and Ozark, several hundred have already been collected, but this year looks a little different due to COVID-19.