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All aboard the Operation North Pole Express! For the last eight years, the incredible staff and volunteers of Operation North Pole (ONP) have helped spread the spirit of the holidays to children and families affected by illness, and Christmas 2019 looks to be nothing less than spectacular. Proceeds from the event will benefit lodging for families attending the Winter Wonderland event.
The main event, Winter Wonderland on Dec. 14, brings together a group of seriously and terminally ill children and their families for breakfast, followed by a magical 90-minute train ride where volunteers dressed as elves will bring smiles, entertainment, and laughs while traveling to the “North Pole” station. Upon arrival, Santa and Mrs. Claus, along with an incredible crew of local firefighters and police officers, will welcome the families to the Winter Wonderland setting of the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center for an afternoon filled with dancing, food, candy, music, games, and presents.
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