Holiday Enchantment — December 23, 2009

Stephanie Porter (left) of Ionia is the winner of a Demdaco nativity scene, which is presented to her by Cathy’s Hallmark’s newest assistant manager, Theresa VanOs (right).

Stephanie Porter (left) of Ionia is the winner of a Demdaco nativity scene, which is presented to her by Cathy’s Hallmark’s newest assistant manager, Theresa VanOs (right).

Cathy’s Hallmark announces winner of nativity scene

When Stephanie Porter of Ionia, a student at Aquinas College, was shopping for ornaments at Cathy’s Hallmark with her boyfriend, they saw a contest to win a nativity scene. The pair had been wanting one for their apartment, and was very excited when Stephanie received the call that she had won.

The nativity scene that Stephanie won is part of the Willow Tree Collection by Demdaco, called “The Christmas Story” by Susan Lordi, which retails for $81.

‘Dear Santa’ contest brings in many kids’ letters

Dear Santa,

I only want one thing for Christmas it is called lego powerminers the cave cutter and a small toy bus for my autistic eight yr. old brother Benjamin Hribek.
Christopher Michae Hribek

Dear Santa,

This year will you please bring me a MP3 player, Board games and anything else you think I’d like, Please remember to give alot of toys to the needy. I’d also like some good Mushrooms. By the way that’s your wife’s name?
Sincerely, Greta
Age 9

Dear Santa
Thank you for all the present and everything. I hope you can make my mom feel better. And have a merry Christmas.
P.S. and a happy new year!
Age 9

Dear Santa,

I would like for Christmas to see my dad who lives in South Dakota. That would make me happy and I would also like some lego’s and I’ve been a good boy all year long. Thanks Santa.
Tyler Brown
Age 6

Dear Santa,

I love you. Tell the elves good work. Can I please have a B.F.G. doll and a Liv. Doll and a D.S. Please and that is all.

Bye Dude Santa
Hayley Nowak
Age 6

I love you Santa.

You can bring me presents. I want a Batman house and Pirate legos. I love the reindeers. I like your Christmas tree. I like Santa’s pokey-nose.

Bye Santa
Brayden Nowak
Age 3

Dear Santa,

I would like a DSI please. I hope you have a safe ride. I hope you find the poor people who don’t have a home.
Ben Boscher
Age 7

Dear Santa Clause,

Happy Christmas! I am going to list a few things I want for Christmas: A B.F.C. doll, a Liv doll, d.s game, wii games and for my family to have a great Christmas.

(PS say hi to Mrs. Clause, the elfs and the reindeer too!!!)

From Alysa Nowak
Age 8-1/2

dear Santa,

I  want a Ipod and Mp3 Player and a game guess who I want New warm shoes and a Fun New Year! Santa you have a Happy New Year and Santa do you like toys! P.S. I love you to !!!!!!!!!!

Riley Thompson
Age 7

Dear Santa,

Thank you for letting me see you at the mall. I want an MP3 Player with a screen and a Big trampolen. Have a verey merry Christmas!

Age 6

Dear Santa,
What I want for Christmas is American Girl Doll stuff. A big Barbie house with a pool. How do you fly? I want a desk so I can color. Please!

love Calista
Age 7

Dear Santa,

I have been very good this year with my little good this year with my little sister Kamryn, who is very wild. All I want for Christmas is to have the best Christmas is to have the best Christmas is to have the best Christmas ever for my family. Also I want Kamrya to have her first ever Christmas oranament, that is baby proff.

Love, Jordyn Kass
Age 10

Dear Santa

I would love Webkinz for Christmas. These are the ones I want, a Webkinz Pink googles, a Black Cat, and a Cherry blossom bird all so a Stwrabarry Clod Lepard, Charcoal cat the Last one I want is a Silver soft cat.

I’ll leave you cookies and coke.

Love, Kaylee
Age 6


I want a newt and a usi (blue) and a JLX –overdrive and some goosebump books (scatey) and zero gravity lazer (blue) and a scooter and Pirate’s of the Caribbean (lego’s) and a hover disk and a I-spy book (the) (haunted house) and Nerf dark taed and a air hog switchblad (black & yellow) and a Scooby-doo stuffed animal and a parrot.

Age 7

Dear Santa,

I love everything you do for us keep up the good work. I can’t imagine how hard it is to travel the world in one night.

We are thankful.

Love, Ireland
Age 10

Dear Santa,

My name is Justin. I’m 4 years old. I think your jolly and cute. I look forward to seeing you every year. I’m a pretty good kid. I asked my mom and dad and they said I’m pretty good t. All I ask for is paper to write on. I like to draw and write.

Age 4

Dear Santa,

These are the main things I want.

1) an ipod
2) a webkinz
3) a Jonas Brothers D.S. game
4) last is for my family to be happy and to get what they want to get for Christmas.

 p.s. I hope it all fits in the sleigh.

Marissa Bouwkamp
Age 10

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