MENTONE — The Mentone Chamber of Commerce and the Mentone Fire Department will be hosting a Santa drive-thru from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 5, in the parking lot near the Mentone Fire Department.
Also during that time, the Mentone Fire Department will be doing a drive-thru food drive for Helping Hands. Participants are asked to enter the parking lot off Main Street and proceed to the back of the fire department, exiting onto Broadway Street. No one is allowed to exit their vehicles.
Santa will hand goodie bags to the kids and the fire department will take any food donations from vehicles.
The Chamber is also having a Christmas decorating contest for anyone that lives in Mentone or within a two-mile radius of the town. Decorating can begin now and judging will take place on Dec. 23. This event is sponsored by Hartzler Funeral Services. First place will win $200, second place will win $100 and third place will win $50.
Anyone who participates and lives outside of town within a two-mile radius is asked to send a private message to the Mentone Chamber of Commerce Facebook page.