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Michigan Association of Professional Santas

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Started by Motor City Santa in Site Info, Questions, and Help. Last reply by 016dewvf7i9oz May 29. 36 Replies

SANTA NEEDS A COOL VEST

Started by Santa Norm Gerring in Tips, Tricks, and Training. Last reply by Marc Arel Oct 8, 2013. 6 Replies

INSURANCE INFO FROM SCHOOL4SANTAS

Started by Santa Norm Gerring in Tips 4 Santa, Mrs Claus, Elf's.... Last reply by Rickey Lee Maynard Oct 11, 2012. 3 Replies

WHAT COMPANIES HIRE SANTAS???

Started by Santa Norm Gerring in Tips 4 Santa, Mrs Claus, Elf's.... Last reply by Cliff (Kip) Mapes Mar 30, 2012. 7 Replies

What is Ning? And Communition Info

Started by Motor City Santa in Site Info, Questions, and Help. Last reply by Gary Pilette Dec 16, 2010. 1 Reply

 

M.A.P.S. is a social network

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Our Mission

Michigan Association of Professional Santas (MAPS) mission is dedicated to providing a forum for Michigan Santas and their counterparts (Mrs. Clauses, elves, helpers and support staff) to network together, discuss various subjects pertaining to the portrayal of Santa Claus and becoming the best Santa Claus (or helpers) we possibly can be.

 

M.A.P.S. Board of Directors

►Chairman:                                               ► Vice Chairman:

Santa-J (Jumbo) Helsel                             Santa (Pirate) Mike Durkin

ph:248-231-9377                                         ph:734-658-0095

►Treasurer:                                               ►Secretary:

Santa Gus Pilette                                       Dee Pilette

ph:586-322-3911                                          ph:586-322-7242 

                                    ►Members at large (3):

Sherri Heath                                                 Santa Ed Lorenz

ph:810-845-4616                                           ph:810-360-5052

                                     Santa Allen Hyland

                                       ph:248-417-5578

MEMBERS: If you wish to order the MAPS lapel pin, or the 5 year anniversary pin or our MAPS logo decal sticker please contact Santa Gus (MAPS Treasurer).  You can send him a message on his My Page here on MAPS or send here: SANTA GUS

M.A.P.S. MEMBERS INFORMATION

THINGS TO KNOW 

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216 Total Members

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MAPS MEMBERSHIP MEETING

May 9, Lincoln Park, MI 

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Finely a solution if you forget your password. Just click on 'Forgot Password' under your email sign in and go from there. If you are not sure of your email, contact Santa Norm

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Local Santa needed near Clare Michigan.

Posted by Dave Aldrich on September 2, 2015 at 10:29am 0 Comments

Clare, Michigan. Local Santa needed for multiple local Chamber of Commerce events Thanksgiving thru Christmas. Please contact Dave at 517-749-4866 or info@rooftopreindeer.com

Santa needed near Frankenmuth

Posted by Dave Aldrich on September 2, 2015 at 10:17am 0 Comments

Local Santa needed for multiple days at Christmas tree farm near Frankenmuth Mi. Please contact Michelle directly at 313-530-0020.

SANTA'S NEEDED FOR FESTIVAL OF TREES IN NOV

Posted by Santa Norm Gerring on September 1, 2015 at 2:00pm 1 Comment

Festival of Trees in Dearborn has two open spots left for a Santa(s).

This is a charity event, no wages.


Date: Nov 24 and/or Nov 27

Time: 10am - 3pm

Contact: Theresa Diefenbach, Dir/Event Coordinator

Phone: 248-336-2331

Secretary & Treasurer Reports

Posted by Dee Pilette on August 31, 2015 at 11:13am 0 Comments

As secretary and Santa Gus as treasurer, it is our responsibility to keep the treasurer report up to date and also to have the notes from the May 9th membership meeting published. I will be finishing them up and posting them on the site before this Friday. As far as the treasurer report, nothing has been added to the chapter fund but monies have been added to the charity fund.

If you have any questions, please feel free to send me an email or a note on MAPS and I will get back to you.…

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Santa Needed

Posted by Ray McAllister on August 26, 2015 at 10:18pm 0 Comments

I am in need of a Santa at Clarkston Michigan. My wife (Mrs. Claus)and I (Santa Ray) have been doing Mr.& Mrs. Santa Claus for the family for about 15 years. However we cannot do this event this year as we are going to Arizona on December 14th. This family wants Santa to come on December 24th usually around 6-7 P.M. The person to contact is Mrs. Peggy Strutz at 248-431-1560 . Any assistance would be greatly appreciated. Santa Ray

Video Santa .

Posted by Grandpa Claus / Alec Oren Orris on August 20, 2015 at 10:33am 0 Comments

Dear fellow MAPS members ,

One of our Santas asked me about being Santa , talking to kids via a video feed on the internet . I don't know of anyone hiring Santa's to do this , nor do I remember hearing about it last season , ( or ever ). Do any of you out there know of any companies hiring for this ?

If you do , please message me here , or tell me via my e-mail address . I will let him know .

Thank You in advance ,

Your brother in Claus ,

Alec Oren Orris , ( Grandpa…

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North Pole

Posted by Russ Spice on August 16, 2015 at 9:50pm 0 Comments

my summer in North Pole Alaska has been one I will never forget. But 4 months in the big chair is a long time. 20 more work days left until I come home to Michigan Sept 15. Love it here but time to go home to my lazy boy chair and neighbors and friends.

SANTA JIM BOZZI MEMORIAL SERVICE CANCELLED

Posted by Santa Norm Gerring on August 12, 2015 at 8:00pm 0 Comments

Do to conflicting family matters the memorial service for Jim has been cancelled. I will keep you informed of further developments.

Santa Norm

Lost Cooler with Cherry wood bowl inside

Posted by Linda MacGraw on July 30, 2015 at 5:08pm 0 Comments

Has anyone seen our plaid cooler and bowl from the Summer picnic?

Lost Cooler with Cherry wood bowl inside

Posted by Linda MacGraw on July 30, 2015 at 5:08pm 0 Comments

Has anyone seen our plaid cooler and bowl from the Summer picnic?

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Dave Aldrich posted blog posts
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Santa Norm Gerring commented on Santa Norm Gerring's event LUNCH - FARMERS CAFE SEP 2 @ 11:30AM - CARLTON, MI
"OK Santa Rick, next time."
14 hours ago
THOMAS H NASTALI commented on Santa Norm Gerring's blog post SANTA'S NEEDED FOR FESTIVAL OF TREES IN NOV
"Hello I be available for Tuesday 11/24/2015 and Friday 11/27/2015 from 10:00am-3:00pm."
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Rick Alden commented on Santa Norm Gerring's event LUNCH - FARMERS CAFE SEP 2 @ 11:30AM - CARLTON, MI
"I regret I could not change an appt. and will not be able to attend."
19 hours ago
 
 
 

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