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Toys for Tots Benefit Train Ride

Posted July 22, 2014, at 11:52 a.m.

Toys for Tots, Knox and Waldo Counties

Contact: Joan Vargas, Toys for Tots Coordinator

Phone: 207-354-6282 Email: knoxlincolnwaldotoysfortots@gmail.com

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Margaret Hoffman, Assistant Director, Boothbay Railway Village

Phone: 633-4727 Email: maragret@railwayvillage.org

Toys for Tots Benefit Train Ride at

Boothbay Railway Village

Hop aboard the Boothbay Railway Christmas Express and support Toys for Tots! Bring a new unwrapped toy to donate and enjoy a FREE train ride through scenic Boothbay and admission to the museum. All toys will be given to Lincoln County children in need. The Toys for Tots benefit train ride will be held on July, 25th from 9am to 5pm. The train leaves every hour between 10:00 am and 4:00pm.

Santa will be in attendance and everyone is invited to have their picture taken with him. There will be many activities available in the museum for children and families like cookie decorating, story time, feeding the goats and much more!

“We are excited to partner with The Boothbay Railway Village. Come out and join us for Christmas in July! It’s a great opportunity to give back to the community while enjoying a fun filled day with your family” said Joan Vargas, Toys for Tots Coordinator.

For more information on The Boothbay Railway Village please visit http://www.railwayvillage.org. For donations or toy requests call Joan Vargas at 354-6282 or email knoxlincolnwaldotoysfortots@gmail.com. Donation boxes will be available at locations across Knox, Lincoln, and Waldo counties starting November 1, 2014. For more information please visit: http://rockland-me.toysfortots.org/local-coordinator-sites/lco-sites/default.aspx

About Boothbay Railway Village: The Boothbay Railway Village is an educational, historical and cultural museum whose mission is to collect, preserve and demonstrate railroading, antique automobiles, small town rural life with an emphasis on Maine between 1850 and 1950. Its continuing mission will be to develop and promote educational programs and services.

About Toys for Tots: objective of the Toys for Tots program is to help less fortunate children locally and throughout the United States experience the joy of Christmas; to play an active role in the development of one of our nation’s most valuable resources – our children; to unite all members of local communities in a common cause for three months each year during the annual toy collection and distribution campaign; and to contribute to better communities in the future.

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