By Alicia Dziak
As the community continues to band together and be #springvillestrong, we head into the holiday season looking for additional ways to help the family of Alyssa Hearn. Community members would like to give Alyssa’s family a special Christmas this year, and so was planned the Fuller Family Holiday Event and Zumbathon.
This event takes place on Saturday, Dec. 10, from 3 to 5 p.m. at Springville Health & Fitness, 243 West Main Street in Springville. It’s open to all and admission will be an unwrapped gift for the family.
Gift suggestions include:
Ideas for Alyssa’s 9-year-old brother Kyle and 10-year-old brother Parker—Disney Gift Cards (Alyssa always wanted to go to Disney World, so Kyle wants to plan a trip), anything Nerf, art/drawing supplies, an airbrush kit, anything remote control, video games for Xbox.
Ideas for Alyssa’s baby brother, MJ —baby dirt devil vacuum, balls, cars, trucks, 24 months clothes.
Ideas for Alyssa’s mom, Katie— Any gift certificates to TJ MAXX, Marshall’s, Bare Minerals , Victoria Secret , CosmoProf ( located in Hamburg on South Park), American Eagle, Maurice’s , AC Moore or painting supplies, including canvases, acrylic paint, etc.
Ideas for Alyssa’s Dad, Mike—Anything Buffalo Bills, men’s size medium , fishing/ golf , gift certificates to Dick’s and Cabella’s.
Alyssa’s 12-year-old sister, Kaidence—She loves owls, crafts, gift Certificates to Justice and Old Navy.
Alyssa’s 8-year-old sister, Aubrey—Barbie dolls, baby dolls, Little Live Pets, gift certificates to Old Navy and Children’s Place.
There will be plenty of vendors on-site for holiday shopping. Vendors include: Chalky & Company- Michele Sundeen, LuLaroe- Colleen Roy, Posh- Julie Basil, Stella & Dot- Melissa Crangle, Keep Collective Jewelry-Melissa Heinrich, 31 Bags-Kerry Voit, It Works- Heather Lazar, Steeped Tea- Julie Basil, Jewelry by Jacquie- Jacquie Crandall, Doterra- Meggen Keefe, Paparazzi Jewelry- Christine Brehm, Jamberry- Darlene Cackovich and Rich Stojek- Chaffee Printing.
In addition, Zumba will take place in the group fitness room, led by five local Zumba instructors.
A Chinese auction, 50/50 raffle, door prizes and bake sale will round out the event.
Basket donations are still being accepted, and even if you are unable to attend, you can still help with a gift or basket donation. All gifts, gift cards, basket donations and money can be dropped off at Springville Health & Fitness, c/o Erin Ranic.
For more information, visit the event’s Facebook page at www.facebook.com/events/1321758174504075/.