Myrtle Beach - Grand Strand Health will host its 2nd Annual Cookies & Cocoa with Santa on Saturday, December 1 from 2 - 4pm. This event will be held in the main lobby of Grand Strand Medical Center located at 809 82nd Parkway, Myrtle Beach, SC 29572. Santa will be flying in on a helicopter by LifeNet SC, weather permitting.

The community is invited to bring their children for a free visit with Santa and his elves while enjoying holiday crafts, cookies and cocoa. "We are excited to host our 2nd annual holiday event for the community," states Kandi Valentine, MSN, BA, RN, Director of Pediatric Services at Grand Strand Medical Center. "While visiting with Santa and his elves, children will have the opportunity to make ornaments for their trees with students from Conway High School."

Parents are encouraged to bring their own camera or cell phone to take free pictures during the visit with Santa. To register, call (843) 692-4444or visit