Letter To The Editor: Stephanie Waggoner Memorial Christmas In July Toy & Book Drive A Success


As we enter into our 30th year of Project Santa Claus, I would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone who helped to make The Stephanie Waggoner Memorial Christmas in July Toy and Book drive a success.

I want to thank the following businesses that had collection boxes for new toys and books. They are: Ameriprise/Clouser Law Offices, Douglas County Community Center, Greater Nevada Credit Union, Nevada State Bank, RE/MAX Realty Affiliates, Stor-All, The Pink House, The Record Courier, The Town of Gardnerville, This & That Gift Store, Tumblewind Antiques & Collectibles, Warren W Reed Insurance, and Yogurt Beach.

This drive could not possible without the support from our local news media, Carson Valley Times and The Record-Courier as well as coverage from the Carson Valley Chamber of Commerce.

I especially want to thank my team who worked with the businesses and picked up our collections. They are: Deanna Abbott, Elle Burnes, Debbie Ham and Cher Nafie.

Last, but certainly not least, this community who generously filled our boxes and gave monetary donations . With your support this helps to start to fill our needs for the children of our community.

For more information about Project Santa Claus or how you may get involved, please call (775)339-8882. Tax deductible donations can also be mailed to Project Santa Claus, P.O. Box 3031, Gardnerville, Nevada 89410. Project Santa Claus is a 501(c)(3) Fed ID No. 81-4108034.

Debbie Dove
Chairperson Project Santa Claus
Christmas in July Toy Drive

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