TOYS FOR TOTS
WHERE: Thomson Chrysler Dodge Jeep, 2158 Washington Rd., Thomson
WHEN: through Dec. 14
FOR MORE INFO: This is a U.S. Marine Corps Reserve "Toys-For-Tots" drop-off location. Please bring new and unwrapped toys along with cash contributions for underprivileged children in our area. The dealership is open to the public Monday through Saturday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Call 706-597-0062 for directions. In addition, the dealership staff will donate to the collection drive.
WHERE: City of Thomson
WHEN: Today and Friday
FOR MORE INFO: If an emergency arises, call (706) 595-2145 or (706) 595-6133 to arrange repairs of utility (water, sewer, natural gas) services. The police and fire departments will be on the job as usual.
CLOSED FOR THANKSGIVING
WHERE: McDuffie County Solid Waste
WHEN: Today and Friday
TREE OF LOVE
WHERE: McDuffie Regional Medical Center front lawn, Thomson
WHEN: Tuesday, Dec. 1, 7 p.m.
FOR MORE INFO: Santa will be available for pictures. For a minimum of $10, a light can be placed on the Tree of Love in honor of or in memory of a loved one. Make check payable to Tree of Love. Envelopes may be found in the Sunshine Corner Gift Shop or at the front desk of the hospital. This year the tree and star will be lighted in memory of Sharon May, who died earlier this year and was an associate of our hospital for 18 years. Proceeds from this year's Tree of Love will be used for a "Stryker Stretcher" to be used in the Sonography Room of Radiology.
ANNUAL DEARING TREE LIGHTING
WHERE: Old Dearing School/Gym
WHEN: Dec. 4, 6 p.m.
FOR MORE INFO: Free. Bring your cameras for a picture with Santa.
WHERE: McDuffie County Partners For Success
WHEN: Until Dec. 11 at 1 p.m.
FOR MORE INFO: Please help families in the community by meeting the children's Christmas needs and wish lists. Call (706) 595-3112 if you are interested in adopting a family. You may adopt as an individual, business or organization. Please indicate what size family you are wishing to adopt. McDuffie County Partners For Success is working with other organizations in the community to make certain families are not on more than one Angel Tree and to be sure that they collaborate as a county to serve the most families possible.
HOLIDAY ON THE HILL
WHERE: Hickory Hill, 502 Hickory Hill Dr., Thomson
WHEN: Dec. 11 and 12, 7 p.m.
FOR MORE INFO: Tour the Southern Naturalists exhibit to explore Christmas from a more natural point of view. Dig up holiday traditions rooted in nature, flock to winter bird migrations and more. $5 per person. Southern cheese and wine reception at 6:30 p.m. Tour begins at 7 p.m. For a required reservation call (706) 595-777
Because of an editor's error, a headline in the Nov. 19 edition should have stated that three arrests were made before a police raid on a home in Raysville community. The arrests were made Nov. 4; the raid occurred Nov. 13. The Mirror regrets the error.