Saturday, December 6, 2003

Marines solicit donations of toys

The Cincinnati Enquirer

LEBANON - The U.S. Marine Corps Toys for Tots Program will have a kick-off event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. today at Big Lots, 726 E. Main St. Donors are asked to bring new, unwrapped toys for eligible recipients who reside in Butler and Warren counties.

Items may be dropped off through Dec. 12 in the collection barrel on the first floor of the Butler County Government Services Center, 315 High St. in Hamilton.

Butler and Warren county families who need assistance may apply this week at the following locations:

• Ohio Department of Jobs and Family Services, 315 High St, eighth floor in Hamilton, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday and noon to 3 p.m. Wednesday.

• Monroe Elementary School, 225 Macready Ave. in Monroe, 3:30 to 7:30 p.m. Dec. 11.

• Trenton Civic Center, 11 E. State St. in Trenton, 1 to 7 p.m. Dec. 12.

For information on collection sites, or to apply for aid, call (513) 289-1144.

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