On Sunday, December 11th 2015 the Markland Wood Homeowners Association will celebrate our 49th Christmas Caravan. This is our annual event to collect nonperishable food and clothing from every home on every street in Markland Wood!
This had to be by far one of the best Christmas Caravan and probably one of the busiest!
On the Friday night prior, several friends and neighbours gather in my garage, eager to tape and prepare 100’s and 100’s of boxes ready for Sunday’s collections.
On Sunday morning, the transport trailer arrives bright and early and all the cartons are loaded, tables set up, garbage bins readied and the packaging team assembled. Everyone arrives at the Markland Plaza, volunteers, three straight trucks, police escort vehicles, a fire truck, our tractor trailer, sound vehicle and even Santa Claus. We are ready to go...