Flower Garden Annual Toys for Tots Collection Day scheduled for December 9th
Flower Garden Florist at 72 East Main Street in Webster is inviting their customers, friends and the entire community to again join them for their Annual Toys for Tots Campaign Collection Day. Last years event was such a success, that they would love for the community to come together again for this very important cause.
Shop owner, Lisa Grzyb-Sullivan, is a Marine Corps Veteran herself, so the success of this fundraising event is very important and close to her heart. While serving with Headquarters Company, 25th Marines, Grzyb-Sullivan helped to coordinate the Program for the entire Worcester County area.
Last year Lisa contacted the local Marine Corps Reserve Center and asked for their support in hosting a “Pictures with Santa and the US Marines Day” at her flower shop. The support of the Marines was outstanding. Not only did they provide a detail of Marines in Dress Blues, but they staged a HMMWE outside the shop for kids to explore and take photos in. That, along with Santa’s presence throughout the entire day, put smiles on many local children’s faces.
Local businesses also stepped in to add to the success of the day last year. Many thanks to Bank Hometown! They donated many, many toys to help the collection boxes overflow. Another example of kindness in the community came from East Main Café. One of their waitresses donated a Gift Basket in which their patrons bought raffle tickets for. All the proceeds were donated to buy more toys for event. Flower Garden welcomes these, and any other local business to join in to make this day a great success again this year!
The 2017 Pictures with Santa and the Marines Day is this Saturday, December 9th, 10:00am-3:00pm, at Flower Garden, 72 East Main Street, Webster. Please join them by bringing a New, Unwrapped Toy for donation to the Toys for Tots Collection and you can take great photos of your children Santa and the Marines. It is awesome to share the meaning of the reason for this toy collection with children during this holiday season… Love and giving is the reason for the season.