NORAD has a website that now offers a Santa tracker mobile app to follow the jolly man's magical flight.
They sent him their wish lists, sat on his lap, and left cookies and milk for his arrival. Now the only thing left for children to do is track Santa's progress as he delivers gifts around the world on Christmas Eve. Thanks to the folks behind the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) website, families worldwide can now follow Santa's Christmas journey in real time. The tradition started in 1955 after an advertisement for Sears Roebuck & Co. misprinted a telephone number for a special "Santa hotline." Instead of reaching Kris Kringle, the number put kids through to the Continental Air Defense Command (CONAD) Commander-in-Chief’s operations, according to a description on the NORAD Tracks Santa Facebook page, which has more than …
Annual Breakfast With Santa fundraiser has raised a total of $56,000 during the past 10 years.
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Sunday, December 9, 2012
by Patch Staff Santa came early this year to two local fire stations when HomeGrown Restaurant Concepts presented both Grant Park Fire Station 10 and Virginia-Highland Fire Station 19 with two checks totaling $7,600 to help restore the fire houses. HomeGrown Restaurant Concepts’ annual Breakfast With Santa fundraiser sold out another year in a row at Osteria 832 on Saturday, Dec. 1, and he'll be coming to Doc Chey’s today, Dec. 8. The proceeds from these events helped bring the 10-year fundraising total to $56,000. The annual event features a sit-down breakfast including pancakes, eggs and chicken sausage and a visit from the big man himself, Santa Claus, who arrived on top of a fire truck to greet eager children with their Christmas wish …