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China Grove Police toy drive coming

CHINA GROVE ó The China Grove Police Department is having a toy drive this weekend to benefit needy children.
Officers will collect new toys Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. for children in the China Grove area.
The department has identified, through area schools, children who are in need this holiday season, a statement said.
This is the first year the department has held this drive.
The collection will be between Gary’s Barbecue and Jimmy’s Restaurant on U.S. 29. Officers will collect unwrapped toys. The goal is to collect enough toys to fill five patrol vehicles.
Santa Claus will also be at the collection site and all are invited to bring a toy and meet Santa.
Subway Restaurant is a sponsor and a police vehicle will also be parked there for collection.
For more information, contact the China Grove Police Department at 704-857-7755.

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