I love kids and love spreading joy. I've raised two fine young men, spent time as a baby sitter, Boy Scout, church volunteer, talk show host, mentor and teacher. As I have "matured", I decided to let my already-white beard grow, drink a few more milk shakes, get an official uniform, take online classes from the highly-regarded Santa Claus Conservancy and...
The Inner Banks Santa comes to town!
Through the Conservancy, I took classes in "how-to", home, school and shopping center visits, community events, storytelling, visits with special needs children, photo sessions, and more, all to assure a quality, personal Santa experience for your family and friends.
Thanks to a happy face and a jolly disposition, kids take to me immediately. The sight of a child running into Santa's arms is one of the great joys at the holidays. I've also done events and visits with senior citizens and handicapped and special needs kids and adults.
For 6 summers, I've spearheaded a fund-raiser for the local Meals On Wheels program with the college league Edenton Steamers' "Christmas in July". Tyler Russel, the team's General Manager said,
"The Inner Banks Santa is simply the best! He has been a great friend of the Edenton Steamers organization over the years. He has been a faithful leader for our annual Christmas in July event. Not only does he bring his rousing energy to the ballpark to entertain fans of all ages, he also helps us set up the collection of items for the local Meals on Wheels organization. We look forward to his continued visits in the years to come!"