To the Editor:
To The Editor:
I just wanted to take this opportunity to thank the children of all ages who came out to see me at the Holiday Celebration in Scotch Plains this past Sunday. It was great to see so many people come out on a beautiful, unseasonably warm day. Even Darth Vader looked like he was having a good time. I had a lot of fun meeting so many great children and their families. As we speak, the elves are working feverishly up at the North Pole filling all the requests.
I want to thank the many people who made my visit possible. Thanks to the Scotch Plains Fire Department, Department of Public Works, and Recreation Department for helping to set up the event and also allowing it to run smoothly. Thank you to the Scotch Plains Police Department for keeping everyone safe. Thanks also to the volunteer elves for making it a fun day. A special thank you goes to Mayor Malool for lighting the beautiful Christmas tree in Alan Augustine Park. I know Mayor Malool is not crazy about heights, but she was a real trooper when we lit the tree together. We were up so high, we had a beautiful view. It’s a shame she had her eyes closed!! (Just kidding).
A special thank you goes to SPBPA President Lisa Mohn of Apple Blossom Flower Shop for planning the event. Thanks also go to the rest of the volunteers of the Scotch Plains Business and Professional Association for helping to make the day a wonderful success. Lisa’s tireless efforts have made the event a great success for many years.
I want to wish everyone a happy, healthy and peaceful holiday season. Don’t forget my cookies (chocolate chip or peanut butter) and milk (1% please – Mrs. Claus says I need to lose some weight) on Christmas Eve! And please don’t forget the carrots for the reindeer.