Santa Claus ditched his reindeer and sleigh for a helicopter to go to an Alabama GMC dealership final week.
Howard Bentley Buick-GMC in Albertville labored with the Marshall County Sheriff’s Workplace to rearrange the aerial transportation for an annual occasion providing households free pictures with Santa and Mrs. Claus.
“Final yr at our Santa occasion, I observed youngsters had been exterior ready on Santa Claus to reach, and when he pulled up, he was in a pink truck,” Jon Conner, the dealership’s normal gross sales supervisor, instructed The Sand Mountain Reporter. “I used to be considering in my thoughts, if I used to be 5 years previous, do I actually suppose Santa Claus pulls up in a truck? I made a decision then that I wished to get him right here in a helicopter for the subsequent yr.”
The dealership handled tons of of youngsters to cookies, drinks, balloon animals and a ebook to take dwelling. It was the sixth yr of the Santa pictures occasion.
“When our youngsters had been little, you needed to go to surrounding communities to have actions like this,” stated proprietor Wayne Bentley, “in order a enterprise proprietor we wished to supply experiences like these for these in our local people.”