Packed House for Cicero’s Annual Christmas Drive

Lawndale News Chicago's Bilingual Newspaper - Local NewsTown President Larry Dominick and members of the Town Board handed out toys and clothing at an event that has become one of the most important annual events for the Cicero community.

More than 2,000 children and their parents waited in line at the Cicero Community Center on Saturday, Dec. 1 to meet Santa Claus, receive a Christmas toy and winter clothing from President Dominick.

“To many families who are hard pressed in these harsh economic times, this is something they look forward to,” Dominick said as he handed out clothing items including hats and gloves to children who clutched toys given to them by Santa.

Several Town officials joined Dominick at the event which was also sponsored by the Cicero Youth Commission and Executive Director Wayne Porod including Supervisor Joe Virruso and Trustees Larry Banks and Victor Garcia.

“It’s so nice to see the big smiles on the faces of the children,” Virruso said. “Every child should be smiling and I am glad the Town and President Dominick are able to help these


Comments are closed.