Military families will be getting into the Christmas spirit Monday in Horton Plaza as they skate on the ice rink for free.
Families part of the Support The Enlisted Project will be skating for free on the rink in the plaza from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday. Lower enlisted personnel, from E-1s to E-6s, and their families can also come skate for free all day until 10 p.m.
STEP said it expected approximately 40 people to come to the event. Sentre Partners, a sponsor of the event, has donated ice time and skates for the families.
The Weathers family was named STEP's family of the month. Dulce's husband was deployed for the seventh time in 15 years and the family will be celebrating Christmas on Skype while he's on the USS Cape Saint George.
STEP supports lower-ranking military members and their families that make the least and are struggling to make ends meet.