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McKee Christmas Party a Tradition For More than 50 Years


December 13, 2018

Rick Boston

Callie Lynch, 4, and Jaxon Lynch, 7 months, get some lap time with Santa Claus at the long-running McKee playground Christmas party on Dec. 8.

Janie Myers moved to McKee in the late 1950s when she was 8 years old. Within five years, a piece of ground owned by her grandfather, Chester Woomer, became the foundation of the McKee playground.

Since its beginnings, the McKee playground has been the center of the youth of McKee, and every year for more than 50 years, the playground has hosted a Christmas party for area kids.

This year's party was held on Saturday, Dec. 8, at the McKee Community Center.

Jodie Dellinger has been involved in the Christmas party almost from the beginning, first as a child attending them, and now as the coor...

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