Lisle, Illinois ~ The North Pole’s favorite couple is taking a break from their hectic holiday preparations to enjoy breakfast with area children at Benedictine University.
Benedictine’s Student Senate is sponsoring “Breakfast with Santa and Mrs. Claus” for children of all ages from 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m. on Saturday, December 7 on the second floor of the Krasa Student Center.
The event features breakfast with an all-you-can-eat buffet of pancakes and sausages. Each child can have their picture taken with Santa and will receive a special gift. Mrs. Claus will read her favorite Christmas story, and Ernie the Elf will be on hand to help children make holiday decorations in the special arts and crafts area. There will also be holiday movies, children’s games, prizes and a raffle.The cost is $12 per person. Children age 2 and under are free.
Benedictine University is an independent Roman Catholic institution located in Lisle, Illinois just 25 miles west of Chicago, and has branch campuses in Springfield, Illinois and Mesa, Arizona. Founded in 1887, Benedictine provides 55 undergraduate majors and 17 graduate and four doctoral programs. Benedictine University is ranked No. 1 among the country’s fastest-growing campuses between 2000-2010 in The Chronicle of Higher Education’s list of private nonprofit research institutions, and Forbes magazine named Benedictine among “America’s Top Colleges” for the third consecutive year in 2013. Benedictine University’s Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) program is listed by Crain’s Chicago Business as the fifth largest in the Chicago area in 2013.