The Shelton Square Shopping Center held its 2nd Annual Kids Krazy Kristmas Petting Zoo & Pony Ride event on Saturday, December 14, 2019. Several of Santa’s elves hosted the kid-friendly afternoon of fun and Christmas cheer featuring a pony and petting zoo from JC’s Pony Parties, a goodie bag, photo ops with the animals, Santa, Santa’s elves, singing, and hot cocoa. The Olde English Carolers strolled the grounds, further adding to the festivities. Registration was free but voluntary donations were collected on-site for Spooner House with $375 being collected. The event was sponsored by the Shelton Square Tenants Association and Related Properties led by Sherri Wilson, Manager, Shopping Center Properties.

Members of Shelton Square Merchants Association include: Hawley Lane Shoes; the Edge Fitness Club; Super Saver Spirits; AJ Klein Jewelers; Michael Richards Salon; Hallmark; Red Lotus Restaurant; Dress Barn; Vision Center; Sport Clips; Simonetti Cleaners; Legends Pizzeria; Foundation RX; Stop & Shop Supermarket; and Shelton Square LP.

Special thanks to: Mr. Larry Wang of Red Lotus and Mr. Matthew Duncan of Foundation RX, who each contributed $100 to kick-off the donations; to Mr. Mike Pitino of Stop & Shop for contributing candy canes for the kids, having Santa show up, and extra help with setting up the event; the Kolaj Family of Legends Pizzeria for contributing free pizza to those who attended; and thank you to those Shelton Square tenants who contributed items for the goodie bags: Hawley Lane Shoes; Vision Center, Edge Fitness Club, and Sport Clips! And lastly a very special callout to Jenny Goduto of JC Pony Rides and her wonderful caring staff.

About Shelton Square Merchants Association: Shelton Square Shopping Center is located in Shelton, CT at 898 Bridgeport Avenue. The shopping center prides itself on being family friendly and convenient. It is easy to get to with plenty of free outdoor parking. www.sheltonsquare.com

About Spooner House: Spooner House is operated by Area Congregations Together, Inc. with the mission of providing food, shelter and support services to people in need. All of our energies are devoted to helping our clients establish a self-sufficient living situation. We recognize the dignity of our clients, we give them our respect and we deliver our services without proselytizing. http://www.actspooner.org/

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