Cheer Fund getting closer to #036;40,000
Published 12:00 am Friday, December 26, 2003
With today’s donations totaling $1,050, the Suffolk Cheer Fund grand total has reached $33,669.90. That means that we only need $6,330.10 to reach our goal of $40,000 for 2003.
We, the staff at the News-Herald, want to thank each and every one of you in the community who contributed to our cause that allowed 1,687 underprivileged children to receive new toys for Christmas.
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However, we also want to remind you that even though Christmas Day in now history, the drive will continue a little longer. This means that if you have done all of your Christmas shopping and found out that you have a little money left over, it is still not too late to contribute to the Suffolk Cheer Fund.
If you want to claim your tax-exempt contribution on your 2003 income tax form, you must make your donation on or before Wednesday, Dec. 31.
Just come by the office at 130 S. Saratoga St. or mail your remittance to The Suffolk Cheer Fund, P.O. Box 1220, Suffolk, Va. 23439.
Any donation no matter how big or small will be greatly appreciated.
Balance brought forward: $32,619.90
Donations on Friday, Dec. 26
Always remembered: Earl Barrett, Obie Parks and Gracie, Smokey Langston, Ralph Eley and Alice, Jimmy Foster, Woo and Morris Underwood, Bob McGahee, Lee Everett, Bill Draper, Joe Underwood, Buster Ballard, Wallace Klein, Ted Hanel, Randolph Carter, Floyd Benton, Jimmie Pond, Joe Spivey, and Charles Darden: $100
In memory of mother and daddy, Eulah D. and J. Carlton Picot and our son, Julian C. (Chip) Picot III: $100
In memory of &uot;Kitty&uot; Cutchins Pierce; from Lucy Stewart and family: $50.
In memory of our parents; from Kay and Don Goldberg: $100
From SRB Club: $100
Suffolk Tire Company Inc./Firestone Tires: $100
Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Center Inc.: $500
Total for Today: $1,050
Total to Date: $33,669.90