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Posted on 21 Dec 2006 at 6:41pm
By Staff Reports

WCA collects holiday gifts for women in nursing homes through Dec. 22

The Women’s Communities Association is once again collecting holiday gifts that will be delivered to women in nursing homes through its All Our Sisters Holiday Outreach program. Wrapped gifts, with a card attached describing the gift, can be delivered to the WCA offices, 4301 Bryan St., Christine Jarosz’s office at 9034 Daytonia or to the All Our Sisters coordinator, Ann Cohn, at 2024 Custer Parkway, before Dec. 22.

Anyone who would like to set up a collection box for the gift collection effort at their place of business can call 214-319-6696.

In addition to the wrapped gifts, All Our Sisters also collects used clothing to donate to women in nursing homes. Donations can be taken to the WCA offices and will be delivered between Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.

The WCA’s 2006 Christmas Party/Solstice Gathering/Hanukah Celebration will be held Dec. 23 at 2 p.m. at Lindale Park, 1510 N. Plano Road, between Arapaho Road and Campbell Road in Richardson.

Manning Family Chiropractic holds 3rd annual toy drive through Christmas Eve

Manning Family Chiropractic will be collecting toys for its third annual Holiday Toy Drive, benefiting the Genesis Women’s Shelter, through Christmas Eve.

Those who donate a new, unwrapped toy will receive a complimentary consultation, exam and report of findings. The clinic is located at 2701 McKinney, Suite 202, upstairs from Jake’s Burgers. For information call 214-720-2225.

Promise MCC announces schedule for Christmas Eve worship services

Promise Metropolitan Community Church will hold services at 10:30 a.m. and at 7 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 24, which is Christmas Eve, church officials have announced.

Holy Communion will be offered at both services, and the evening gathering will be a candlelight service.

Promise MCC, the oldest MCC in Dallas which will soon celebrate its 10th anniversary, is located at 2527 W. Colorado Blvd. For more information, call 214-623-8400 or go online to www.promisemcc.org.

St. Stephen United Methodist holding candlelight service on Christmas Eve

St. Stephen United Methodist Church, located at 2520 Oates Drive in Mesquite, will hold a Christmas Eve Candlelight Service on Dec. 24 at 7 p.m. and 11 p.m.

St. Stephen United Methodist is a reconciling congregation. For information call 972-279-3112.

This article appeared in the Dallas Voice print edition, December 22, 2006.

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