Third Annual Touch a Truck Collects Toys for Tots

By: Valpo Parks Last Updated: December 17, 2013

Touch-A-Truck-2013-1Valpo Parks along with Dunes Leathernecks Detachment Marine Corps League hosted the third annual “Touch a Truck” Toys for Tots Toy Drive on Saturday, December 14. Kids of all ages enjoyed the opportunity to explore their favorite big rigs, such as fire trucks, police cars, buses, utility trucks, semi trucks and limos!

Santa and Mrs. Claus enjoyed the festivities, as well. The three-hour event collected approximately 12 barrels of toys and almost $500 for the local Toys for Tots campaign.

Photos:

Touch-A-Truck-2013-21. Parks staff members Helene Pierce and Dan McGuire, Dunes Leathernecks Detachment Marine Corps League members, along with “Touch a Truck” vehicle suppliers pose for a photo with Santa and Mrs. Claus at Central Park Plaza.

2. Kids of all ages enjoyed the Touch a Truck event sponsored Dunes Leathernecks Detachment Marine Corps League members and hosted by Valpo Parks at Central Park Plaza on December 14. These kids bundled up for the event and got up close to this Porter County sheriff and his vehicle, asking questions and talking with the officer.