Thursday, November 8, 2012

Care packages for the troops

November 8, 2012

CONTACT: Susann Koelsch, Legislative Aide


SANDWICH - Today, State Representative Randy Hunt (R-Sandwich) announced that he will be collecting Christmas and Holiday cards for our military troops serving overseas. Working in conjunction with Cape Cod Cares for Our Troops, Representative Hunt's office will act as a collection point and forward the cards directly to our military service members.

Everyone is encouraged to drop off unsealed Christmas and Holiday cards addressed to "American Service Member" at 297 Quaker Meeting House Road in East Sandwich (02537). There is a 24-hour drop box located there and the office is open weekdays from 9am to 5pm.
The last day for the collection is Friday, November 16th. Cape Cod Cares for Our Troops will be packing boxes for shipment at the Trowbridge Inn & Tavern on Trowbridge Road in Bourne on Saturday, November 17th from 10am to 4pm and Sunday, November 18th from 10am to 2pm. Volunteers for the packing effort are needed.

Representative Hunt said, "I believe it is important to express our gratitude for the sacrifices our armed forces make to protect our country and I am privileged to be able to help Cape Cod Cares for Our Troops with their annual Christmas and Holiday Card Drive."

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