Sea Tow continues tradition of collecting toys for kids

Member of Sea Tow — Smith Mountain Lake drop off collected toys for Lake Christian Ministries during last year’s toy drive.

As part of its involvement in Lake Christian Ministries’ A Child’s Christmas program, Sea Tow — Smith Mountain Lake will collect new, unwrapped toys at area Dollar General stores for the next two weekends.

Weather permitting, Sea Tow will collect toys from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the following locations:

n Nov. 30 at Dollar General (Eastlake) at 1017 Diamond Hill Road, Moneta

n Dec. 1 at Dollar General at 12657 Old Franklin Turnpike, Union Hall

n Dec. 7 at Dollar General (near Westlake Corner) at 90 Scruggs Road, Moneta

n Dec. 8 at Dollar General (Scruggs) at 2180 Bluewater Drive, Moneta

Families are encouraged to come by to donate a toy and take photos with one of the many Christmas characters that will be there.

Pick-up of new, unwrapped toys from area businesses is available upon request.

Toys collected for Lake Christian Ministries will provided for local children in need in Franklin, Bedford and Pittsylvania counties.