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Cheer Fund nearing goal of #036;45,000

Staff Report

With just a few short days to go until Christmas, the Suffolk News-Herald Cheer Fund, which goes to support the area’s Toys-for-Tots campaign, is above the $35,000 mark, and puts this year’s fund just slighty more than $9,600 away from the $45,000 goal.

The latest donations received include:

$25 Anonymous, in memory of Mrs. Lula J. Rodgers

$100 Anonymous, in memory of David Freeman

$100 Macon & Virginia Sanford

$50 Nancy Braford, in loving memory of Robert (Bob) H. Braford

$100 Kings Fork Ruritan Club

$100 David Rawls Electrical

$10 Anonymous

$750 QVC, Inc.

$100 Brenda Kincaid, in honor of the faculty and staff of Nansemond-Suffolk Academy

$3,500 The Pruden Foundation

$1,460Mike Duman Auto Sales, Inc.

$50 Anonymous, in memory of Becky Godwin

$20 Mattie C. Rawls, in memory of loved ones

$100 Knights of Columbus Council 7363

$275 Metropolitan Baptist Church

$25 Edward Daniels, in memory of my mother, Ethel Mae White

$30 Lynn, Hugh, and Vernon, in memory of Arthur Butler

$15 Joel & Sharon Davis

$100 Magnolia Ruritan Club

$100 Deborah &

A.J. Parker, in memory of our son, Deshawn Parker

$200Love, Pop, in memory of Lynell

$100 Nansemond County Farm Bureau

$350 Suffolk Moose Lodge No. 141, Inc.

$100 BB&T

$50 Peggy Cornett, in memory of Lottie Goodman

$1,000 Sysco Hampton Roads

$300 Anonymous, for the glory of God

$30 Brian, Jennifer, and Heather

Total: $9,140

Grand total: $35,390

To donate, drop your contribution off at the News-Herald office, 130 S. Saratoga St., or mail checks, payable to the Cheer Fund, to the Suffolk News-Herald, P.O. 1220, Suffolk, Va. 23434.

If you or your group would like to have a photo taken of your donation, contact Douglas Grant, 934-9603.