Published November 25, 2009
So what do you have planned for the holiday weekend?
I'd like you to put one thing on your agenda -- especially if you have kids around the house.
Write to our Valley soldiers overseas and put together a holiday care package for them.On vindy.com, we have a lengthy list of soliders from the valley who would be touched and greatful for such a gesture.
After last year's inaugural Operation Holiday Cheer, we received a great letter from a solider who could not express enough what Operation did for him and his comrades. The letters he received started in a trickle. Then a few more. Then the bunches came. He was stunned and puzzled. It was later that he learned about the Vindy project that had his name listed.
Our Operation Holiday Cheer link also has details on postal deadlines to get overseas, and what products work best for shipping.
Happy Thanksgiving to you, and try to make it a happy holidays for 37 Valley soldiers.
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