Holiday Cheer Fund continues to grow

Published 12:00 am Monday, November 20, 2006

Staff Report

The annual holiday Cheer Fund continues to grow.

The fund, through the Suffolk News-Herald, supports the area’s Toys-for-Tots program, which provides toys to thousands of youngsters each Christmas.


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The latest donations are:

$1,000from Frank, Sally, Matt, Stephen, and Michael, in memory of Lewis & Mary Helen Rawls and Lawrence E. Blanchard Jr.;

$1,000 from Richard Bennett Trust;

$100 from Suffolk Alignment & Automotive Specialists Inc.;

$100 from Drs. Dodson, Taylor, & Jett Inc.;

$100 from the officers and employees of Gateway Bank/Suffolk Branch;

$200 from Commercial Ready Mix Products Inc.;

$175 from Butler Paper Recycling Inc.

Total: $2,675

Grand total: $4,685

To donate, drop your money or toys off at the Suffolk News-Herald office, 130 S. Saratoga St., or mail to Cheer Fund, c/o Suffolk News-Herald, P.O. Box 1220, Suffolk, Va. 23434.