McCoys donates to Dayton FD

McCoys of Dayton, Texas, provided a $7,000 financial boost to Dayton Fire Department on Dec. 9. Pictured with Fire Chief Chad Glatfelter and firefighters Drake Lerma and Murphy Green are McCoys employees - Store Manager Martin Flukinger, Assistant Manager Jackie Pittman-White, Billie Green, Kassi Brown and Mel Wickline.

The McCoys store in Dayton made its annual donation to Dayton Fire Department, this time presenting a $7,000 check to Fire Chief Chad Glatfelter and other representatives of the department on Dec. 9.

According to Glatfelter, the majority of the funds were passed on to local children through the department’s annual toy drive on Dec. 17. Dozens of families were provided with a little help for Christmas through the donation of food and toys. All donations remained in the response area for Dayton Fire Department.

Firefighters are now busy preparing for their annual Boots and Bullets fundraiser set for 6 p.m. Jan. 21 at the Dayton Community Center.

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Before creating Bluebonnet News in 2018, Vanesa Brashier was a community editor for the Houston Chronicle/Houston Community Newspapers. During part of her 12 years at the newspapers, she was assigned as the digital editor and managing editor for the Humble Observer, Kingwood Observer, East Montgomery County Observer and the Lake Houston Observer, and the editor of the Dayton News, Cleveland Advocate and Eastex Advocate. Over the years, she has earned more than two dozen writing awards, including Journalist of the Year.

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