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Beary Merry Christmas Market

Special to The Leader

 

The Little Cypress-Mauriceville Education Foundation, Inc. will host its third annual Beary Merry Christmas Market on Saturday, December 5, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Little Cypress Elementary, 5723 Meeks Drive. This year’s event will kick off with a new and improved breakfast with Santa from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.

This year’s Beary Merry Christmas Market will feature vendors from across southeast Texas, performances by student groups, a silent auction, vendor auction, a sweet shop where you can pick up holiday baked goods to take home or eat on site, arts and crafts vendors, pictures with Santa, and much, much more.

Vendor spaces are available and can be secured by going to the LCM website, clicking on the “Community” tab and selecting Education Foundation, or by contacting Robin Milstead at milsteadrob@aol.com or 409-651-2187.  A 10-foot by 10-foot booth area is $50. Table rental in the hallway area is $30. All proceeds from the Market go to the Foundation’s Grants-to-Educators program. Since the group began giving grants in 2004, it has given 130 grants totaling over $158,000.

For additional information or questions, contact Rossie Hughes, 409-313-7461, rossiedee@yahoo.com or Robin Milstead at milsteadrob@aol.com or 409-651-2187. Other Board members include Julie Barton, Katy Beckett, Sylvia Bland, Rhonda Braud, Jim Brown, Dale Carlton, Angie Casteel, Melanie Claybar, Sherry Combs, Marlene Courmier, Lana Griffith, Jamia  Harris, Pauline  Hargrove, Blake Poutra, Jodi Purgahn, Dana Roberts, Jessical Russell, Phillip Saperstein, Susan Swan and Eryn Tays.