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FORT RILEY EVENTS COORDINATOR

JANELLE SANNEMAN

CONTACT INFORMATION:

608 Terrace Drive, Newton, KS 67114

(316) 283-1272

gaylord6340@att.net

 

Program Information:

The Fort Riley Events Coordinator will be assisting the National Security Chairman with respect to coordinating monies, water, and cookie donations for Operation North Pole. Operation North Pole is held on the Big Red One Fort Riley Army base, located in Fort Riley, Kansas. The event is usually held the second weekend in December. Stay tunned to the Sunflowerette, Facebook, and other sources of information for more details on this event.

WHAT IS THE BIG RED ONE OPERATION NORTH POLE?

Here are some general photos of Operation North Pole from previous years:

Operation North Pole is an event for children of active duty military personnel on the army base. Children line up to sit on Santa's lap and receive a gift. Other activities such as face painting, cookie decorating, and a variety of games are available to the children. Many organizations take part in this event.

HOW DOES THE DEPARTMENT OF KANSAS AMERICAN LEGION AUXILIARY PARTICIPATE IN ORPERATION NORTH POLE?

The American Legion Auxiliary Department of Kansas provides water, cookies, breads, and other donated snacks for the children and their families. Each year, Kansas Units are asked to donate money, water, or cookies to this project. Here are some photos of previous Operation North Pole events:

 

 

 

 

 

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