Posted on December 21, 2014December 29, 2014 by admin17th Annual Christmas in the 8th and 34th Ward’s Toy & Gift Giveaway Alderman Carrie Austin and Alderman Michelle Harris. Alderman Carrie Austin presenting an award to Salvation Army. Alderman Michelle Harris and Larry Huggins presenting an award to Todd Ricketts. A close up of the awards presented to various corporate sponsors and dignitaries. Corporate sponsors for the 17th Annual Christmas in the 8th and 34th Ward Toy & Gift Giveaway. One of the many Christmas bags that families will receive at the event. With Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity brothers, Rep. Elgie Sims, Rep. Al Riley, former Rep. Marlow Colvin, Senator Donne Trotter.