Cheer Fund near halfway
With less than three weeks to go until Christmas, the Suffolk News-Herald Cheer Fund is fast approaching the halfway mark.
As of today, the fund has received $21,235 of its $45,000 goal.
The money, collected each year, goes to Toys-for-Tots.
The latest donations include:
$250 Jim & Becky, in memory of Lewis, Mary Helen, Tubby, and Allie
$200 Robert and Judith Williams, in memory of Steven T. Williams
$50 Willie J. Boykin, in loving memory of Virginia H. Barnes, my dear friend
$1,000Jesse and Linda Johnson
$300 Bennett’s Creek Nursery
$5, 000 John C. Holland Enterprises Inc., in memory of his parents, John C. and Marie S. Holland
$200 Eastover Wilroy Ruritan
$200 City of Suffolk employees
$1,000Ciba Specialty Chemicals
Grand total to date: $21,235
To make a donation, send checks payable to the Cheer Fund, c/o the Suffolk News-Herald, P.O. Box 1220, Suffolk, Va. 23434, or drop them off at our office, 130 S. Saratoga St.
Those wishing to have a photo taken of their donation should call Managing Editor Douglas Grant, 934-9603, or email email@example.com.