Back Mountain children go shopping

February 13th, 2016 3:54 pm

The Rotary Club of Dallas hosted its annual Christmas shopping spree for 45 Back Mountain children from the school districts of Dallas, Lake Lehman and Northwest. They have been hosting this event for children for more than 50 years in memory of Rev. Andrew Pillarella who was instrumental in founding this event for children. Dallas High School Honor Society students who helped Santa, kneeling from left, are: Megan Mancenelli, Cassidy Muldoon, Carley Perloff and Catherine Dillon. Standing: Ryan Martin, Kaitlyn Yakus, Alexa Dosick, Jill Kwak and Richard Burkhardt, also known as the Rotary Santa.