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12/01/08 — For their children: Shriners share holiday spirit

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For their children: Shriners share holiday spirit

By Catharin Shepard
Published in News on December 1, 2008 1:46 PM

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Madison Alpers, 8, gets a hug from Santa Claus during the Wayne County Shrine Club's annual Christmas party Sunday. Madison is one of more than 600 children in the state who receives free medical care at the Shriners' charity hospitals for children with burns or orthopedic disabilities.

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Harley Marie Haley plays with her grandfather Art Green's fez during the party for local Shriners Hospitals patients. The annual event gives Shriners the chance to meet some of the thousands of children they help every year. Many of the club members bring their families to the annual event.

The annual Shriners and Shrinettes Christmas party Sunday night at the Wayne County Shrine Club gave the hard-working members a chance to meet the children they help, and to spread some holiday cheer. Eight children, all patients at the Greenville,...

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