Guilford County Santa Chosen for inclusion in the International Santa Claus Hall of Fame
Today the International Santa Hall of Fame announced their Class of 2018 inductees. Guilford County native, Santa Jac Grimes was among the six inductees chosen this year. Santa Jac has been serving the Triad area as Santa since 2006.
He has volunteered as Santa to Women’s Hospital to provide Baby’s First Visit with Santa photos to all newborns on Christmas Eve as well as to those babies in NICU since 2007. He has also provided visits to Kids Path children. Santa Jac is the Santa for the Fox 8 Holiday Concert Series which works in conjunction with Old Dominion Freight Lines to raise food for the Salvation Army. He has also done this since 2007.
He has appeared on the WFMY Good Morning Show Christmas Eve episode for several years.
He will make over 90 visits this holiday season, seeing children and families in many different settings, including photography studios, private homes, corporate parties, school and preschool classes and neighborhood events. He also works with area non-profits.
In addition to his personal visits, Santa Jac has also appeared in the Greensboro and Lilesville Parades, the Festival of Lights in Greensboro. He is currently the Santa for the Thomasville Holiday Parade, Thomasville Light up the Night and the Novant Health Thanksgiving Day parade in Charlotte.
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