2003-12-12 / Community

Santa And Kids Have Breakfast Despite Blizzard

Santa And Kids Have Breakfast Despite Blizzard


Santa Claus made his way to Rockaway last weekend and had breakfast with lots of local children eager to take a picture and share their lists with the jolly old fella. The 100 Precinct Com­munity Council organized the event. Kate, Jillian, Serena, and Jennifer (l to r) eat a hearty Beach Club breakfast as they wait for Santa Claus to arrive.Santa Claus made his way to Rockaway last weekend and had breakfast with lots of local children eager to take a picture and share their lists with the jolly old fella. The 100 Precinct Com­munity Council organized the event. Kate, Jillian, Serena, and Jennifer (l to r) eat a hearty Beach Club breakfast as they wait for Santa Claus to arrive.
All of Santa’s elves pitched in by handing out toys and photographing kids with their own cameras and/or with a Polaroid camera. Allstate  Insurance and Chamber of Commerce Pres­ident John LePore donated the instant film. Here elf Bernadette Rochelle gets ready to hand out a present as Nancy Woods snaps a photo.All of Santa’s elves pitched in by handing out toys and photographing kids with their own cameras and/or with a Polaroid camera. Allstate Insurance and Chamber of Commerce Pres­ident John LePore donated the instant film. Here elf Bernadette Rochelle gets ready to hand out a present as Nancy Woods snaps a photo.Cheyenne takes a picture with the man from the North Pole.Cheyenne takes a picture with the man from the North Pole.

Shannon and Megan Rochelle were the first to sit on Santa’s lap.Shannon and Megan Rochelle were the first to sit on Santa’s lap.Children from the Rockaway Theater Company Children’s Musical Workshop performed a bunch of holiday songs such as “Jingle Bells,” “Joy to the World” and “The Dreidel Song.” Seated in front are Musical Director Scott Battaglia, l, and Director John Gilleece.Children from the Rockaway Theater Company Children’s Musical Workshop performed a bunch of holiday songs such as “Jingle Bells,” “Joy to the World” and “The Dreidel Song.” Seated in front are Musical Director Scott Battaglia, l, and Director John Gilleece.

Thalia and Santa pose for a picture.Thalia and Santa pose for a picture.NYPD Community Affairs Officer Kenny Beecher with elf Liz, a.k.a. Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Liz Sulik.NYPD Community Affairs Officer Kenny Beecher with elf Liz, a.k.a. Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Liz Sulik.

Madison Gale greeted Santa as he came up the steps and also took a picture on his lap.Madison Gale greeted Santa as he came up the steps and also took a picture on his lap.Santa Claus poses with 100 Precinct Community Council Treasurer Joanne Greenberg (l to r) and his hardworking elves: Nancy Woods, Debbie Horan, Santa, Beradette Rochelle, Liz Sulik and Jate Doremus.Santa Claus poses with 100 Precinct Community Council Treasurer Joanne Greenberg (l to r) and his hardworking elves: Nancy Woods, Debbie Horan, Santa, Beradette Rochelle, Liz Sulik and Jate Doremus.

Santa pulls Freddy onto his lap.Santa pulls Freddy onto his lap.Isabella Arikian, 6, was delighted to meet Santa.Isabella Arikian, 6, was delighted to meet Santa.

City Councilman Joe Addabbo, Jr. greets his good friend, elf Jate.City Councilman Joe Addabbo, Jr. greets his good friend, elf Jate.Victoria and Jordyn Sheehan pose with Santa.Victoria and Jordyn Sheehan pose with Santa.

Alicia, Joscelyn, Justin and Jae surround Santa for a cheerful photo.Alicia, Joscelyn, Justin and Jae surround Santa for a cheerful photo.Liam, Kevin and Kiersten cuddle up to Santa.Liam, Kevin and Kiersten cuddle up to Santa.

All of Santa’s elves with Kyle Correll.All of Santa’s elves with Kyle Correll.

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