Christmas Roundup seek s names, eyes record deliveries
With another record year of
Christmas cheer deliveries less
than a mont h away, volunteers for
Christmas Rou ndup are seeking
names of the needy.
Roundup is also soliciting volu
for a task th at gets big ger
every year—making sure everyo
in Rockdale has a Merry
Last year Roundup served
more t ha n 1,000 persons in the
Rockdale area, a total of 335
"u nit s" i nc l ud i ng 25 4 f a milies
with children and 81 elderly
Volunteers are looking for
another record delivery year in
Monday was the first day to
make nom inat ions for the 2009
effort and the signup continues
unti l Monday, Dec. 7.
Applicat ions c an be picke d up
at The Ro ckdale Repor ter, Luc y
Hill Patterson Memor ial L ibrar y,
One-Stop Center, Citizens National
Ban k , Classic Bank, Rockdale
Federal Cre dit Union, Rockdale
Chamber of Commerce, Rockdale
City Hall and local churches. Infor mation needed is a physical
addre ss, w it h sp ecific direc -
tions and exact locat ion for deliver
y, phone number of nominee, names of children, age s and se x
of ch ildren , nee ds/s ugge st ions
and special c omments.
Applicat ions may be ma iled to
Christmas Roundup, PO Box 509,
Rockd ale, T X 76567 or lef t with
loca l churches.
Mailed applications must be
postmarked by Dec. 7.
The Knight s of C olumbus Hall
on East US 79 will be open on
Sunday, Dec. 21 f r om 5-7 p.m .
to acc ept donations of food a nd
On Monday, Dec. 2 2, t he KC
Hall wil l open at 9 a.m. for volunteers
to help fill boxes for deliver y
to needy fami lies.
Delivery date for food and gifts
wil l be Tuesday, Dec . 23 , beg inning
at 9 a.m.
"Volunteers are especially
needed to help with t he deliver y,"
said A nn K ing, sp oke sperson.
For more information, contact
K ing at 446-3773 .