At 5 p.m., Santa Claus will arrive, with his elves and greet the children at the National Guard Armory where they will be treated to a pizza party. The lucky children will be presented with a gift certificate to Wal-Mart towards the purchase of holiday gifts their family. These children are from all parts of the county.
At approximately 6:15 p.m., Santa and McGruff the crime dog and the children will be escorted by deputies to the Wal-Mart located at Belvedere Road and State Road 7 by motorcade where they will “Shop with a Cop”.
Since 1987, deputies have raised money to help sponsor children for this event.