Starke County ABATE Holds Annual Christmas Party

Santa, Mrs. Claus and the elves make Christmas a little brighter for Starke County children

Over 200 children will have a brighter Christmas because of the efforts of the local ABATE organization. ABATE held its annual Christmas Party at the Bass Lake Country Club on Saturday.

Ernie Brewer, who is instrumental in gathering toys for the event, said the day is the most enjoyable for the ABATE members.

“We’re proud that we could do this for the kids of Starke County,” said Brewer.

Ernie talked about the activities.

“We had a lot of treats and all kinds of stuff, face painting and Santa was here of course.”

The ABATE members, including Terry and Deb Young, would like to thank everyone who helped with donations, especially their major sponsor, Kersting’s
Cycle Center.