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Wrap for a cause!

Wrap for a cause!

Citrus and Hernando Counties, FL-- Volunteers are needed to help wrap gifts for the 8th annual Spot Family Center Toy Drive which, organizers say, is now in full swing. 

Three gift wrapping parties with Christmas music and refreshments will be held to wrap over 3,000 toys for families’ in Citrus County.  

You can help local children this season by attending any of the following three events:

Floral City Heritage Days Candles & Carols

Floral City Heritage Days Candles & Carols

Floral City's Heritage Days event will be held the first weekend in December this year. It kicks off Friday, Nov. 30, at 5:30 p.m. until 9 p.m. and starts back up at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 1.

The Friday night event, Candles & Carols, features an 'all-you can-eat' Fish Fry with night rides in a horse drawn wagon.

The Saturday events focus around Florida Folk Life Day with early Florida daily living exhibits, demonstrations, and The Blue Banner Tour of Historic Homes.

Reminder! Toys needed for local Citrus County Children

Reminder! Toys needed for local Citrus County Children

Citrus Co., FL-- The Spot Family Center has announced the beginning of their annual toy drive, which helps make a difference for children in need during the holiday season.

The drive has upped their 2011 goal of receiving 4,000 toys to 4,500 this year. The ambitious goal was set in place to "ensure that every local child (ages 2 to 17) in need receives a gift," explains a release about the drive.

18th Annual Old Courthouse Christmas and Tree Lighting Ceremony

18th Annual Old Courthouse Christmas and Tree Lighting Ceremony

 

Inverness, FL--  For the past seventeen years, the Citrus County Historical Society has sponsored “Christmas Trees Around the Old Courthouse”. A band of Elves, members and friends of the Historical Society, will erect the trees on Saturday, November 24, 2012.

 

This event is not a fundraising effort, but entirely devoted as a service to the community and to coordinate the various civic clubs and organizations within the county, who sponsor a tree.

Christmas in the Hills Parade

Christmas in the Hills Parade

Beverly Hills, Florida -- Christmas in the Hills Parade will take place on Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012.  

The parade will be on Beverly Hills Blvd. from 10 a.m. until 11 a.m. and there will be an Arts and Crafts Fair and Classic Car Show until 3 p.m.  

You can bring a new, unopened toy to benefit Toys for Tots and receive a hotdog, drink and a chance to win a full membership to the Central Ridge Community Center.

Reminder!! Postal Service to collect toys at mailboxes December 1

Reminder!! Postal Service to collect toys at mailboxes December 1

Tampa, FL-- It seems early to start thinking of the holidays, but the Suncoast District of the U.S. Postal Service wants to inform its customers of their upcoming toy drive. 

10 News told you all about it earlier this month, but we want to make sure you give yourselves enough time to get out there and pick up a toy to donate.

The collection will take place on December 1, exactly two weeks from today!  The Postal Service will pick up the toys from customers who are able to leave them by their mailboxes, or in bins at the nearest post office.

8th annual Citrus County Toy Drive

8th annual Citrus County Toy Drive

Citrus County, FL-- The Spot Family Center has announced the beginning of their annual toy drive, which helps make a difference for children in need during the holiday season.

The drive has upped their 2011 goal of receiving 4,000 toys to 4,500 this year. The ambitious goal was set in place to "ensure that every local child (ages 2 to 17) in need receives a gift," explains a release about the drive.