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December 15, 2012
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Friends To All sends Santas out in Carson City for contact with seniors

Santas come and Santas go, in this case to visit seniors throughout Carson City.

Volunteers playing Santa came to Fountainhead Associates on Saturday, collected gift boxes and fanned out around the city to visit more than 100 senior citizens, who have little or no family living nearby.

Ray Smith, inspiration for the program operated by Gwen Currie Pradere of Fountainhead, was there for the organization and a group photo. He praised the woman who got the annual visits going in 1999.

"She has just been a doll," Smith said. For her part, Currie Pradere looks upon him as the inspiration …

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The Nevada Appeal Updated Dec 15, 2012 08:32PM Published Dec 15, 2012 08:30PM Copyright 2012 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.