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Donation helps children beat winter chill

The local Toasty Tots program that provides new coats and other winter gear to Logan County children in need received a boost Friday morning with donations received from the Logan County Electric Cooperative.

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Representatives from the Logan County Electric Cooperative, Peggy Norviel, accounting clerk, left, and Steve Drake, CFO, sort through several bags of winter clothing donations that were presented Friday to Karey Thompson, Logan County Family & Children First Council executive director, right, at the Discovery Center to benefit the Toasty Tots program. (EXAMINER PHOTO | MANDY LOEHR)

Throughout the holiday season, employees, directors and several members of the electric cooperative participated in the company’s clothing drive to collect the warm winter items.

Wrapping up the effort Friday, representatives Steve Drake, CFO, and Peggy Norviel, accounting clerk, brought several bags full of coats to the Logan County Family & Children First Council office at the Discovery Center, 1973 W. State Route 47.

“We usually pick a charity to benefit each Christmas, and this year we wanted to help out Toasty Tots,” Ms. Norviel said. “They do a lot of good for the kids in our community and we all want to help make sure young children in the area are able to stay warm.”

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