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Firefighters help rebuild 'Santa's' house

The Santa House, a Christmas fixture, needed repairs so firefighters stepped up to help fix it

By Susan Sarkaukas
Chicago Daily Herald 

CHICAGO — Santa Claus will have a safer place to stay in Geneva, thanks to Geneva firefighters and several businesses.

The firefighters built a new roof for the Santa House. Claus will begin receiving guests at his abode at Third and James streets at 6 p.m. Dec. 7, after the Christmas tree is lit at the Christmas Walk.

Full story: Firefighters help rebuild 'Santa's' house




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Tom Kelly Tom Kelly Tuesday, November 20, 2012 5:35:46 PM WTG guys
Rod Johnson Rod Johnson Friday, November 23, 2012 2:05:17 PM More great press for the members of the Geneva Fire Department and members of Geneva Professional Firefighters Association, Local 4287. I am proud to work for such an awesome organization whose members care about the community we serve. Nice work guys!
Dick Falat Dick Falat Saturday, November 24, 2012 4:27:30 AM You should be pround. My compliments to the entire company!
Lou Jordan Lou Jordan Wednesday, December 12, 2012 6:17:43 PM As the Santa to two towns I ride the engine three nights do two tree lightings, visit the rehab center and the cub scouts....17 engagements a season. It is all volunteer and we give free photos to the kids if their folks don't have a camera. In 50+ years in emergency services I have see enough grief and sadness. The Santa gigs bring smiles and happiness to many kids, and a few adults as well. I think thet the support that was given to the folks of Geneva by the Firefighters will be a reward that they will see in the eyes of the children that get to visit in his refurbished house. Congratulations guys, from one Santa's helper to a group of Santa's helpers that are the Firefighters of Geneva.
Kevin Henson Kevin Henson Wednesday, December 12, 2012 6:37:22 PM Lou, holy cow. How are you brother? Glad to see you are still out serving! Best to you and yours!
Bill Jameson Bill Jameson Wednesday, December 12, 2012 9:00:17 PM ...nice going, Santa's Helper... keep up that good work... and be careful out there...
Chuck Mahoney Chuck Mahoney Thursday, December 13, 2012 3:17:27 PM keep on going my friend and merry christmas
Trish Mahoney Trish Mahoney Thursday, December 13, 2012 4:41:01 PM Hi!!!!
Janet Mahoney Janet Mahoney Thursday, December 13, 2012 6:26:57 PM I can just see you as Santa. Have a good time!

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