Reindeer- The reindeer have been on a 3 week break since their big around the world practice run during Christmas in July. They will be starting 2 a day workouts again this week.
Kitchen- Now that we are only 4 months away, the kitchen staff can start making chocolate candies for the children's stockings. This month they are concentrating on the Chocolate coins. They are also continuing to work on their giant gingerbread Christmas tree.
Workshop- All of the standard toys have now been made and production of the "fad" toys has started. The workshop is also up to 2 shifts a day now and early next month will go to around the clock operations.
Wrapping- The wrapping department experienced a slight glitch earlier in the month when they ran out of double sided tape. The cost them 2 days of production and they are now rushing to get caught up.
Clothing- The clothing shop is up and running well. Santa has been extremely impressed by the new sweater designs they have come up with for this year. They are also exceeding his production goal by so much that they may finish this years list by the end of October.
Santa and Mrs. Claus- Santa and Mrs. Claus are on a short summer vacation now that most of the world has returned to school. When they get back Santa will start his test flight's of the new sleigh and going over the list. When Mrs. Claus returns, she will start planning for the Halloween party and Thanksgiving.