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News Community Sylva business organizes Christmas drive

Pictured are (front row, L-R) Harley Boone, Brooklyn Evans, Dalton Giglio, Mikeala Akins, Zahir Adams, Olivia Sheridan and Reagan Hooper; (second row, L-R) Zeke Brown, Aidan Junaluska, Samantha Huss, Merrianna Gass, Parker Kindy, Landry Glenn, Isaiah Robinson, Bailey Hoyle; (back row, L-R) Pam Ashe, Macyn Murray, Courtney Gentry, Maura Lenahan, Dixie Boone, Harper Williams, Maria Lopez, volunteer Mark Healy, Harris Auxiliary treasurer JoAnn Black, Harris Auxiliary president Kay Higgins, and Ethan Vo.Pam Ashe, owner of Pam's Child Development Center in Sylva, organized a Christmas drive for the Harris Regional Hospital Auxiliary Thrift Store in order for local shoppers to have easier access to Christmas presents for their children during this holiday season.

Ashe enlisted parents of the 75 enrolled children, all 13 staff members and the community in gathering items and, collectively, they brought in more than 150 toys, 150 books, and many items of like-new children's clothing, all of which sold quickly to shoppers.

Three hundred dollars in cash was also raised and was donated to the Thrift Store.

The Harris Thrift Store, located next to Pam’s Child Development Center on Skyland Drive, is open Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m.


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