El Dorado Springs Christmas Basket applications are now available at the Cedar County Health Department at the Medical Mall and at the Stockton Library as well as from the local school counselors and local ministers.  Applications must be completed and returned to the Health Department or the Stockton Library to be received no later than Nov. 16.

Only the first 200 eligible families are guaranteed food and/or toys.  Although all recipients must be low income and live in the El Dorado Springs school district, they do not have to have children in the family.  Senior citizens are encouraged to apply.

Confirmation letters will be mailed to participants on Dec. 4.