Oct 26, 2013

Local motorcycle club to make Christmas brighter

GREENVILLE - The local Road Hogg Motorcycle Club will launch its’ annual Toys for Tikes Campaign in an effort to brighten the holidays for families less fortunate this holiday season in the Darke County area. The campaign will be held on Dec. 1 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in downtown Greenville on the Circle. Club members will be available during this time to accept new and very gently used toys. Cash donations will also be accepted for purchase of food and other items needed by families less fortunate. Community members are reminded that the club will be out on the circle rain or shine and is encouraging everyone to stop by and assist them with this worthwhile project.

This year the Road Hoggs have partnered with Big Brother Big Sisters of Shelby & Darke County. The agency will have an application process available for all families in need, not only in BBBS, but for the general public that need assistance this holiday season. The community is reminded that NOT all applications will be accepted or fulfilled. The process will based on need and availability of supplies. Community members are not to reach out to multiple agencies for help this holiday season. Anyone wishing to receive an application should contact the local Big Brothers Big Sisters office at 547-9622. The agency will have a strict application deadline of Nov. 25 for those families needing assistance. Selected families will be notified Dec. 3 with a scheduled pick up date of Dec. 8 from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. at the old Mercer Savings Bank located on Broadway in Greenville.

For more information individuals can contact the Big Brothers Big Sisters office at 547-9622. Individuals not able to drop off items on the scheduled date may contact Big Brothers Big Sisters to make other arrangements.

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