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Breaking news from the North Pole! Santa on the Trail Returns to the B&A Trail Park

Publish Date: 12/06/2013

On Saturday, December 14th Santa Claus will team up with his helpers, The Friends of Anne Arundel County Trails, to collect non-perishable food items for the Anne Arundel County Food Bank and to help with their annual membership drive to support not only the B&A Trail Park, but all of the other County Trails.


“I am delighted Santa is back on the trail this holiday season,” said County Executive Laura Neuman. “This is a great opportunity for the community to make donations to families in need through the Anne Arundel County Food Bank and have some family fun on the beautiful B&A Trail”.


Starting in Arnold, Santa will be riding a tractor pulled sleigh along the length of the B&A Trail. He and his helper's, the Friends will be collecting non-perishable food items and handing out candy canes at all of the listed locations and to anyone on the Trail between the stops. 


Santa Stops and Food Collection Locations:

10:30 - Arnold Station

11:15 - Jones Station

11:45 - Hatton Register

12:15 - Robinson Rd.

12:45 - Earleigh Heights

1:45 - Jumpers Shopping Center

2:15 - Harundale Shopping Center

3pm - Sawmill Creek Park


The Friends of Anne Arundel County Trails is proud to sponsor this program, they are non-profit 501(c)(3) volunteer organization dedicated to help promote, protect and enhance the trails of Anne Arundel County.  Membership brochures are available to anyone interested in supporting the trails and the various communities that they enhance.


There is no rain-date for this program, but in the event of rain; Park Rangers will visit all of the stops, letting everyone know that Santa invites all to donate non-perishable food items or find out more information about The Friends of Anne Arundel County Trails; to stop by the B&A Trail Ranger Station from 11-2pm that day.  The Ranger Station is located at 51 W. Earleigh Heights Road, Severna Park MD 21146, 410-222-6244.

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