Rockingham County Toys for Tots Wins Regional Award & Commended by Commissioners
 
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Posted on Wednesday November 21, 2018
 
Vice-Chair Reece Pyrtle praised Marine Corporal Tommy Thorn for receiving LCO Campaign of Year Award on behalf of Rockingham County Toys for Tots for Region 2.
 
Rockingham County Toys for Tots Wins Regional Award & Commended by Commissioners

WENTWORTH, NC (Nov. 21,  2018) - Rockingham County Toys for Tots won a regional award for excellence and was commended at the Nov. 19th meeting of the Rockingham County Board of Commissioners, held in Wentworth.  Commissioners Vice-Chairman Reece Pyrtle praised Marine Corporal Tommy Thorn for receiving the LCO Campaign of the Year Award on behalf of the Rockingham County Toys for Tots for Region 2.  

There were 120 campaigns in 2017 covered by LCOs in Region 2.  Gratitude was given to outstanding volunteers especially the Jenkins family and L.O.T. 2540 volunteers, the sponsoring organization Midway Mornroeton VFW Post 8297, and the local businesses withthe Rockingham County community who helped throughout the year.

In an email, Toys for Tots Foundation explained Rockingham County's outstanding campaign to help local children receive the magic of Christmas, "The Foundation has completed its review and internal audits of each local site that conducted Marine Toys for Tots campaigns during 2017 in 800 communities covering all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Guam, and the Virgin Islands.  After this deliberate review process, the Foundation identified those campaigns and their coordinators that were exceptional."  

Keys to the success of a local campaign are detailed planning and outstanding organization which allows the campaign's volunteers to execute their work with precision.  This recognition is due to hard work, enthusiasm and commitment of dedicated staff of volunteers, both Marine and civilian supporting the campaign.
 

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