Rotarians host 77th kids party


Landon Sanders, 8, of Jackson Center, son of Cori and Ryan Sanders, unwraps a present given to him by Santa during the annual Rotary Christmas Party at the First United Methodist Church Monday, Dec. 5. Local students with developmental disabilities had lunch at the event before Santa arrived to give them presents.

Landon Sanders, 8, of Jackson Center, son of Cori and Ryan Sanders, unwraps a present given to him by Santa during the annual Rotary Christmas Party at the First United Methodist Church Monday, Dec. 5. Local students with developmental disabilities had lunch at the event before Santa arrived to give them presents.


Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

Cooper Elliot, 6, of Jackson Center, son of Marcy Schmidt and David Elliot, gets a present from Santa during the annual Rotary Christmas Party at the First United Methodist Church, Monday, Dec. 5. Local students with developmental disabilities had lunch at the event before Santa arrived to give them presents.


Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

SIDNEY — The Sidney Rotary Club recently sponsored the Kids Christmas Party at the First United Methodist Church.

The Sidney Rotary has sponsored the Christmas party for 77 years. This year, 83 students from all over Shelby County attended the event, along with many parents, teachers, teacher’s aides and helpers.

The party included a lunch served by the Rotarians, a Christmas sing-along and a visit from Santa.

With the help of his elves, Santa gave presents to each boy and girl, each gift handpicked by Santa himself.

Landon Sanders, 8, of Jackson Center, son of Cori and Ryan Sanders, unwraps a present given to him by Santa during the annual Rotary Christmas Party at the First United Methodist Church Monday, Dec. 5. Local students with developmental disabilities had lunch at the event before Santa arrived to give them presents.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2016/12/web1_SDN120716RotaryChrist2.jpgLandon Sanders, 8, of Jackson Center, son of Cori and Ryan Sanders, unwraps a present given to him by Santa during the annual Rotary Christmas Party at the First United Methodist Church Monday, Dec. 5. Local students with developmental disabilities had lunch at the event before Santa arrived to give them presents. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

Cooper Elliot, 6, of Jackson Center, son of Marcy Schmidt and David Elliot, gets a present from Santa during the annual Rotary Christmas Party at the First United Methodist Church, Monday, Dec. 5. Local students with developmental disabilities had lunch at the event before Santa arrived to give them presents.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2016/12/web1_SDN120716RotaryChrist1.jpgCooper Elliot, 6, of Jackson Center, son of Marcy Schmidt and David Elliot, gets a present from Santa during the annual Rotary Christmas Party at the First United Methodist Church, Monday, Dec. 5. Local students with developmental disabilities had lunch at the event before Santa arrived to give them presents. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News