Annual Coats for Kids distribution set Saturday at county fairgrounds

Monday, October 21, 2019
Represented by President Cindy Carter (left) and secretary/treasurer Kelly Robertson, the Putnam County Extension Homemakers present a $500 check for the annual Coats 4 Kids campaign on behalf of fellow extension homemakers to Putnam County Youth Development Commission member Bob Tomaw. Coat distribution is set for 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday at the Putnam County Fairgrounds.
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The annual Coats for Kids distribution is set for 9 a.m.-2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 26.

Distribution will take place at the Putnam County Fairgrounds, Harris Hall.

Through the program, kids in the community from infants all the way to young adults may receive a new or gently-used coats to help get through the winter months.

County residents also welcome to refer any family they believe will benefit from this community outreach. There are no qualifications needed, just make sure children accompany parents or guardians to ensure a correct fit.

Organizers also ask parents be prepared to share which school corporation in which they reside.

Anyone with questions may contact Linda Merkel at the Putnam County Youth Development Commission at 653-9342 or

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