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Miller Auditorium supporting Toys for Tots

Dec. 7, 2006

KALAMAZOO--Miller Auditorium at Western Michigan University is supporting the United States Marine Corps annual Toys for Tots drive this year.

Toys can be placed in the collection box in Miller's lobby through Friday, Dec. 15. The lobby is open weekdays from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturdays from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Toys must be new and unwrapped. Monetary donations are also accepted. Please make checks payable to "Marine Toys for Tots Foundation."

Since 1947, Marines have been making Christmas wishes come true for needy children. In the area around Battle Creek and Kalamazoo alone, 40,000 children received toys through Toys for Tots in 2005. All toys and money collected in the local area stay in the local area.

Media contact: Thom Myers, (269) 387-8400, thom.myers@wmich.edu

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