A few of the items collected by the Riverside Behavioral Center staff. Pictured are Kerry Geiger and Helen Larsen.
Thanks to a group of special individuals who made giving food to the nearly 160 households for Thanksgiving and over 157 households for Christmas. The giving spirit was a collaborative effort between staff from the Charlotte Correctional Institute, Human Services Transit Division, and the Defenders Biker Group. They collected donations of food, including mashed potatoes, gravy, canned vegetables and stuffing to accompany the many turkeys distributed at the Charlotte County Homeless Pictured are Tom Reid, Frank Gatto,Richard Johnson, Darryl Collins, Craig Edgerton, Robert Wig,Fred McKenna, and Tammy Hall.
Dana Simonson has joined Calusa National Bank.
Angela Boykin of the Guardian ad Litem program, right, and Jacqueline Benjamin display some of the gifts donated through the programs Angel Tree campaign at the Parkside office of Charlotte State Bank & Trust. Jacqueline is the office branch manager. Donations were made at all four of the bank's offices.
A well-done to the employees at Charlotte and Peace River Regional Medical Centers. They filled three vans with donated Christmas gifts for more than 30 children as part of the Salvation Army’s Angel Tree project, according to a press release.
Charlotte Regional’s medical staff office coordinator, Karen McGowan, and her husband, Michael, a volunteer, donated gifts to children this year in lieu of buying gifts for one another. The ER team at Peace River Regional purchased gifts for 27 foster children, ages ranging from 5 months to 18 years.
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