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Gift-filled shoeboxes bring joy to children
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It’s time to open your heart and bring joy to the life of a child. The drop-off dates for Operation Christmas Child shoeboxes are Nov. 17-24 at the old bank building behind First United Methodist Church.The event will once again be offered locally by program coordinators Debbie Patterson and Debra Young with the church as the donation center.“I’ve been making shoeboxes throughout the year,” said Patterson. “This year, for some of my really good friends, I decided to pack shoeboxes for their birthdays in honor of them.