Come along and post your letter to Santa in our big post box to help us raise £1000 for Isabel Hospice. For every letter received we will donate £1 to the charity up to a whopping £1000. We will also be awarding prizes for the best letters so make sure you get creative with your wish list! There will be two categories - under 5’s & over 5’s.
There’s also the chance to have your letter featured in the Welwyn & Hatfield Times! The winning letters will be published in the paper before being sent on their merry way to Father Christmas in the North Pole.
We have a host of family days out to Paradise Wildlife Park for the most creative Letters to Santa:
·First prize: WOW Tour Day with VIP passes for a family of four. This is a full tour of the Park with a keeper, and meet & greets with animals in private sessions.
·Second Prize: Animal Experience Day for a family of four includes entry to the park and private meet the meerkats session.
·Third Prize: PWP entry for a family of four.
·First prize: Animal Encounters Day for a family of four with entry to Paradise Wildlife Park, meet & greet with soft & cuddly animals/animal petting session plus Woodland Railway/ Tumble Jungle soft play
·Second Prize: Day out for a family of four at Paradise Wildlife Park with entry to Tumble Jungle soft play
·Third Prize: Paradise Wildlife Park entry for family of four
Our Our post box will be in the centre from Thursday 21st November to Saturday 21st December
O2 & Jack FM Toy Box Appeal
O2 WGC and Jack FM have teamed up to give toys to those less fortunate. Buy an extra gift this year no matter how big or small and deliver your toy wrapped up with a tag saying whether it's for a boy or a girl and what age group. Drop off your present at O2 in the Howard Centre and helpbring a smile to a child's face this Christmas.
The Entertainer & British Heart Foundation Big Toy Swap
Donate good quality working toys to The British Heart Foundation and in return you will get a voucher giving you £5 off when you spend £25 on Tomy Toys: Pokemon, Dinosaure Train, Play to Learn to name a few of the great ranges Tomy make. Bring your toys into the The Entertainer at the Howard Centre before 15th January.
Do you know someone who has shown outstanding courage? Or has done something of great benefit to you or your community? Perhaps someone who has shown an extraordinary commitment, energy and effort in their particular field or towards achieving a particular goal? If that person is a resident of or works in the borough, why not show your appreciation and nominate them for Welwyn Hatfield’s highest accolade, a Civic Award?
For more details, including a Nominations Form, go to www.welhat.gov.uk/civicawards, email email@example.com, telephone 01707 357000 or visit any council reception. Deadline for applications is Friday 28 February 2014. The Community Awards Panel will then consider all nominations and the awards will be presented at the Annual Council Meeting and Reception in June 2014.