Organizers of the Christmas Wonderland light display at Rock Spring Park are already making plans for next year. The money has been counted, and although admissions were down slightly in 2013, they will still be able to donate to a number of charitable organizations, many of whom assisted in working the gate at the park.
Bob Osburn heads the Grandpa Gang and says even though there were fewer days this year between Thanksgiving and Christmas, they will be donating $30,000 to be split between 51 organizations.
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He says they also fund organizations like the Boys & Girls’ Club, and all of the local animal shelters. Osburn says the group is considering more animation for next year’s display and if that happens he says traffic control will have to be taken into consideration.