WTBQ’s 5th Annual Toys for Military Tots Drive

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WTBQ’s 5th Annual Toys for Military Tots Drive has begun and everyone can help Santa deliver the new, unwrapped toys for children up to 12 years old to those whose parents served or are serving in the military. 

WTBQ Radio has once again teamed up with Orange County Executive Steve Neuhaus (who sparked this drive), Orange County Sheriff Carl DuBois, President of the Nam Knights Pat Rooney, Director of Orange County Tourism Amanda Dana, Leo Kaytes of Leo Kaytes Ford, Kevin Brand of The Computer Guy, Bob Lesko of Wayne Subaru, Sue Dean of Mckesson, and many more. 

All the toys will be delivered by Santa locally in Orange County. These children deserve a smile on Christmas day as they maneuver through this pandemic. The recipients are children of Orange County Disabled American Veterans, represented by Pete and Laura Rollins, and children of Active and Reserves stationed at Stewart Air Force Base, represented by MSgt, Sara Pastorello. 

  Participants are asked to donated new, unwrapped toys for ages – infant to 12 years old. Wrapping paper and ribbon will be appreciated. The drop off sites in Warwick are: WTBQ Radio, 179 Sanfordville Rd., and Leo Kaytes Ford, 145 Rt. 94S. The last day to drop off toys is Fri.., Dec. 18. For more information send an email to  Taylor@wtbq.com.

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This photo shows those who participated in last year’s Annual Toys for Military Tots Drive. Some of those participants include: O.C. Tourism Bill Dawson of Dawson Motors, Assemblyman Karl Brabenec, Pete Rollins of the Disabled American Veterans, Laura Symykla, Army Nurse with the O.C. DAV, Bob Caridi, Former Pres. of the Nam Knights, Laura Rollins of the Disabled American Veterans of O.C., WTBQ/WGHT Station Manager Taylor Sterling, Senator Jen Metzger, Tech Sgt. Paul Messina from Stewart Air Force Base, O.C. Executive Steve Neuhaus, WTBQ/WGHT Owner Frank Truatt, Monroe Town Supervisor Tony Cardone, Captain Paul Arteta of the O.C. Sheriff’s Office, Communications Dir of O.C. Justin Rodriquez, Msgt. Sara Pastorello, Candice Varetoni of the Orange Bank & Trust Company, Leo Kaytes of Leo Kaytes Ford, & Travis Podolec of the Orange Bank & Trust Co.


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