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Operation Blue Santa


Monday, December 1st, 2014

Santa’s landing at CTMC inaugurates Sights & Sounds festival

Trading his sleigh for a more modern mode of air travel, Santa Claus will arrive in San Marcos by helicopter Wednesday afternoon to official kick off the annual Sights & Sounds of Christmas festival.

Monday, December 13th, 2010

Operation Blue Santa applications due Dec. 15

Operation Blue Santa is underway at the San Marcos Police Department and the public is invited to assist Santa by making donations and participating in gift wrapping and toy distribution.

Thursday, December 9th, 2010

Operation Blue Santa seeks donations, volunteers

The San Marcos Police Department (SMPD) is seeking donations and volunteers for its Operation Blue Santa, which is underway for the holiday season. The program expects to provide gifts to more than 900 San Marcos children this...

Thursday, March 12th, 2009

‘Shaken Baby’ doll to aid agencies in education

The ability of Hays County criminal justice agencies to respond to serious child abuse crimes has gained a significant tool with the donation of special equipment aimed at training personnel on “shaken baby” syndrome.