Saturday, December 13, 2003

Help an elf. Give a gift to needy child

By Aaron Johnson
The Cincinnati Enquirer

MASON - The elves are busy again in Warren County.

The Warren County Elf Project, an organization that collects Christmas gifts for needy children ranging from infant to 17 years old, is under way once again.

T.C. Sferra, a Warren County resident and owner of Body Masters, a fitness club in Mason, founded the project two years ago to supplement the Warren County United Way's Christmas charity program.

"Every year, T.C. comes through for us," said Denise Uchmanowicz, administrative assistant for the volunteer resource center for the United Way.

"Every little bit helps. She does do a lot and is a tremendous help for us at this time of year."

Toys Sferra collects are given to the United Way for distribution at their annual Visit with Santa party.

New, unwrapped gifts can be dropped off at Body Masters, 1065 Reading Road, Mason.

For information , call Sferra at (513) 459-4883 or the United Way at (513) 932-3987.

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