SOURCE: Chester Community Charter School

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December 13, 2013 12:08 ET

Chester Community Charter School Students to Receive Visit from Santa Claus, Personal Gifts Totaling More Than $55,000

Pennsylvania's Largest K-8 Charter School to Host 15th Annual Santa Brigade Program

CHESTER, PA--(Marketwired - December 13, 2013) -

TO: City Editors, Education Editors, Photo Editors, Assignment Editors, News Directors and Broadcast Editors

WHAT: On Tuesday, December 17, 2013, each of the 3,100 students at Chester Community Charter School (CCCS) will receive a gift for the holiday season, during the school's 15th Annual Santa Brigade, which will take place on CCCS' East, West, and Upland Campuses.

Students in kindergarten and first grade will receive a special visit from Santa Claus, who will hand-deliver gifts to their classrooms. Second-through-eighth grade students will have holiday parties in their classrooms, in addition to receiving gifts.

The gifts are a contribution by Vahan and Danielle Gureghian. This year's gifts totaled more than $55,000. Mr. and Mrs. Gureghian have donated an approximately $455,000 in Santa Brigade gifts since the program's inception, in 1999.

The Gureghians established the Santa Brigade as a community initiative to ensure that each student would have an enjoyable holiday season.

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  • Dr. David Clark, CEO, Chester Community Charter School
  • 3,200 students and staff of Chester Community Charter School
  • Santa Claus

WHEN: Tuesday, December 17, 2013

9:00am - 11:00am

WHERE: Chester Community Charter School

East Campus

Building A

225 East 5th Street

Chester, PA 19013

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