In Pictures: Spirit of Christmas comes to Prince Edward County

THE REASON FOR THE SEASON- Mary and Joseph look over the saviour born in Bethlehem during Emmanuel Baptist Church’s annual A County Christmas in 2020. (Jason Parks/Gazette Staff)




HEFTY DONATION- Employees with the County of Prince Edward delivered the gatherings of their annual inter-departmental food drive challenge to the Picton United Church Food Bank on Friday morning. All told, Municipal employees donated over 2,200 lbs of food with the Shire Hall group winning the challenge by collecting 700 lbs total. Pictured with Picton United Church Food Bank volunteers (From Left) Larry Richardson and Andy Grieg are County employees Brandon Peever, Rod Wamsley and Shannon McMurter. (Jason Parks/Gazette Staff)

DINETTES CARE- Members of the Kinette Club of Picton supported the 2019 Children’s Foundation Angel Tree program by collecting gifts for 24 children in 2019. Pictured are Kinettes (From left) Aynsley Osborne, Gayle Osborne, Sandra Hoekstra, Kerry Reynolds, Susan Eastbury and Dorthy Benbow. (Jason Parks/Gazette Staff)


WARMING THE HEART- Lehigh Cement Bantam Kings (Second from left) Daiken Jones, Liam Philip and Charlie Smith collected new and gently used winter coats and outer wear for the Children’s Foundation Angel Tree Program and delivered their collected clothing to volunteer Rosanna MacInnes earlier this month. (Submitted Photo)

PECI SUPPORTS ANGEL TREE PROGRAM- Students and staff at PECI were in the Christmas spirit on Friday as packages of gifts for 56 local children registrered to the Children’s Foundation Angel Tree program were turned over to (Fifth from right) Coordinator Susan Rose. (Desirée Decoste/Gazette staff)




SEASONAL SPIRIT (From Left) Community Christmas Carol Concert organizers Rosemary Moore and Pat Bentley present proceeds of the event ($335 each) to Pat Evans of the United Church Food Bank, David Johnston and Rosanna MacInnes of the Angel Tree campaign and Lieutenant Joseph Ludlow of the Salvation Army. (Jason Parks/Gazette staff)