H of E’s Animated Santa Clause TraditionThursday, December 10, 2009 | Filed Under: News | Posted by Wade - CEO on 12/10 at 01:19 PM
One of my first memories of the H of E store is the animated Santa Clause that we had in the Toyland. I talk to a lot of people around my age and they also have fond memories. That Santa Clause was of course destroyed in our 1987 fire. But when we reopened the store for the 1988 Christmas season we had replaced him. My memory at the time was that this Santa was a bit larger than the old one. The old one, when it was new was a bit finer, but since that one was over 20 years old it was a bit worn. Funny, this Santa is 21 years old now and I think it looks as good as new.