Wanted: Letters to Santa
Published 11:51 am Saturday, November 28, 2009
AHOSKIE – Earlier this week, Santa Claus took a break from his busy schedule to speak, via telephone from the North Pole, with reporters at the Roanoke-Chowan News-Herald.
The Jolly Old Elf said he needed our help with the millions and millions of letters he receives each year from all the little boys and girls. Due to a heavy volume of mail at the North Pole Post Office, Santa solicits the help of newspapers to serve as an outlet for these letters.
With that in mind, The Roanoke-Chowan News-Herald will accept “Letters to Santa.” Beginning in December, we will publish those letters and then forward them to Santa in order for him to properly load his sleigh with gifts for all the good little boys and girls.
Roanoke-Chowan area children can send their letters to the following address:
c/o R-C News-Herald
P.O. Box 1325
Be sure to include your name, age and hometown on the letter.
We will begin accepting letters immediately. Individually submitted letters need to be in our office no later than 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 15. That will give us plenty of time to forward them to the North Pole.
Also, for school classes that submit letters from each student, please have your “wish lists” to the News-Herald office no later than 5 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 11.
In addition, the Roanoke-Chowan News-Herald has set-up a special e-mail address for Santa letters. Those can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please have e-mailed letters sent to us by Dec. 15 so we can forward them to the North Pole.