Residents of the economically deprived Perry area will be able to get free Christmas decorations during the event at Lake County’s Perry Center.
The Center’s Perry Christmas Shop is open from 9am to noon on August 7th. Residents visiting during that time can choose ornaments such as artificial Christmas trees, garlands, ornaments, lights and books.
Shoppers are invited to make cash donations to assist while all products are offered free of charge Lake County Perry Center.
Located on 4261 Manchester Road in Perry Village, the center is a food pantry and Salvation Army unit that provides charitable services in the Perry community.
Earlier this year, the center was able to set up a Christmas shop and stock a range of Eurtide-related products collected by local businesses.
Painted board, The Perry Township-based organization held a Christmas decoration donation drive from late December to early January.
“We know that families are struggling to provide the additions they want,” said Lauren Kowalewski, owner of Painted Plank, when he launched the campaign. “Our goal is to provide these families with Christmas decorations so that they too can experience the joy of Christmas with their children throughout the holiday season.”
Kowalewski has requested donations of only new or gently used items. She also demanded that all objects with mechanical or electrical components be in good working condition.
The business owner’s complaint was overwhelming.
“We received more items than we needed,” she said, emphasizing that donations are not being accepted at this time.
At Lake County’s Perry Center, a recent Christmas event in July allowed families to bring back some of the Eultaid decorations and handed out gifts to their children.
If your family isn’t able to attend the August 7th event, you won’t be locked out of getting the decorations in time for the 2021 Christmas season.
“There are more (decorative shopping) dates in November and December,” said Kowalevsky.
Painted Plank specializes in refinishing kitchen cabinets, vanities, furniture and motorhomes.
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