Christmas Market Benefits Needy Child Fund Dec. 1

Friday, November 22, 2013

The East Ridge Fire and Police Needy Child Fund will be holding A Christmas Market on Sunday, Dec. 1,  from 1-6 p.m. 

The Market will be held at the East Ridge Recreation Center at 1517 Tombras Ave. 

There will be many vendors selling things as well as a silent auction.  

A portion of the proceeds will help buy Christmas presents for children in need in the city of East Ridge.



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