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By John McCallum

New dates for Christmas Gifts for Cheney Kids

Organizers hope extending drop off, sign up and distribution schedule will enable more people to participate in annual holiday gift drive


Christmas Gifts for Cheney Kids’ organizers have made changes they hope will help them avoid the slow start of last year’s campaign happening with this year’s drive.

The deadline for contributing and signing up for the gift distribution has been extended by almost a week, with the deadline now Dec. 19 and distribution Saturday, Dec. 21, at the Wren Pierson Community Center’s main room, 616 Fourth St. Last year both took place Dec. 14, possibly contributing to a slow start to the giving, which ended up down from an “outstanding” year in 2010, project coordinator Sally Shamp said....

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