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Singing For Toys

Gordon EMS Let's Make a Kid Smile Toy Drive

This event happens each year in December! The 2018 date is Thursday, December 6 from 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. at the Calhoun Walmart located at 450 W. Belmont Dr., Calhoun,  GA 30701.

United Way of Gordon County, Voluntary Action Center (VAC), Gordon Emergency Medical Services (EMS), Walmart, and students from the Calhoun City and Gordon County Schools chorus departments have partnered together to sing at Walmart. For many years the choruses sing for toys. This Christmas tradition continues and works well for Gordon County. Families and friends join the fun of listening to the children sing Christmas music. As the second generation of performers shares their songs, many of their parents are reminded of the times they too sang for toys. The EMS volunteers will be outside Walmart collecting toys or contributions for the VAC's Christmas toy program.

Again, this year Courtney Taylor, Emergency Management Director is beginning his 100-100-100 Campaign. Courtney started this fund-raising campaign several years ago to assist the VAC with funds for children who might not be adopted for Christmas. He asked, "100 businesses and/or individuals to donate $100.00 to provide Christmas for 100 Kids! This is a simple idea that has met the goal each year and helped hundreds of less fortunate children in our community." To be added to the list of 100 donors contact Mark Bramlett at 706-602-7800 Ext. 2357 or email mark.bramlett@ahss.org. Please come and join in a true Christmas tradition in Calhoun with these very talented chorus groups.