Moore Angel Tree applications open

LOCAL NEWS — Lynchburg’s angel tree program, Moore County Christmas Stockings, recently opened applications for the 2019 holiday season. Applicants must be Moore County residents, must be the legal guardian of the children enrolled, and must meet the income guidelines. Documentation will be required. Applications are available at the Moore County Resource Center located inside the Moore County Health Department located at 251 Majors Boulevard. They are open on Tuesdays from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. and Thursdays from 3-4:30 p.m. The application deadline is November 29 by 4 p.m.

Adopt a Moore County Angel

Citizens who would like to shop for Moore County angel children may do so by choosing a stocking at two participating local banks: Farmers Banks and the Jack Daniel Employee Credit Union. Each stocking ornament will give details about the children like their gender, age, sizes, and wishes. Stockings will be on those trees beginning Monday, November 25. All purchased items should be wrapped and placed inside a non-see-through bag with the stocking securely attached to the outside. Those bags should be returned to the original bank from which you got the stocking details by no later than Wednesday, December 11.

Christmas Stocking Party

Each family who successfully enrolls in the Christmas Stocking Program will received a postcard notification by mail. Families must present this postcard to gain entry to the party, which takes place at the Moore County Public Library from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Saturday, December 14. If you are unable to attend the party for any reason, you must make prior arrangements by calling 931-434-6808.

For more information, visit the Moore County Resource Center FB page or call 931-434-6808. •

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