Berkshire Ballroom Chapter 3045 of USA Dance Inc. is hosting a Christmas and holiday social and ballroom dance party and Soldier On fundraiser from 7 to 10:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 19, at the Masonic Hall, 116 South St.

The event includes a dance lesson at 7 p.m. and music by the Champagne Jam trio.

Admission is $10 for USA Dance members, $15 for guests and $5 for students. Couples and singles are welcome.

Berkshire Ballroom is collecting donations of personal items such as razors and shaving cream, electric razors, dandruff shampoo, toothpaste, toothbrushes, deodorant, wash cloths, towels, twin size sheet/pillowcase sets, pillows, and blankets.

Donated items should be new and in original packaging. Cash donations will also be accepted. Contributions may be dropped off any time prior to Dec. 19 to Steven Valenti Clothing, 157 North St.

Donations will be presented to the chief executive officer of the Gordon H. Mansfield Veteran Community at the dance.

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