Toy drive at City Hall = 30 happy kids

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The wrapped presents were delivered to the James E. Biggs Early Childhood Center by, from left, City of Covington risk manager Trisha Block, Human Resources generalist Patrick Duffy, and Human Resources Manager Stacey Hoeter.

COVINGTON, Ky. - ‘tis the season to buy, wrap and give ... and employees at City Hall got in the generous spirit again this year to help children and their families at the James E. Biggs Early Childhood Center.
City Employees purchased outfits, toys and shoes for 30 children and - after a wrapping party this morning in the City Commission chambers - delivered the wrapped presents to the school.
“This is a wonderful preschool, which is consistently working with students, families and the community to ensure that they’re setting the foundation for their preschooler’s future success in education,” said the City’s Human Resources Manager, Stacey Hoeter.

Trisha Block and Human Resources Director Jo Ann Simpson wrap presents ...

Hoeter said the City is one of the local organizations the school partners with to “make sure no child goes without on this very special holiday.”

... as doesAssistant City Solicitor Starr Ford.
Biggs is located on Scott Boulevard a proverbial stone’s throw from the Covington Fire Department’s Company 1. She said it was particularly noteworthy that the Fire Department raised an additional $432 to put toward the toy drive, which was used to buy a handful of coats and 202 books for every child at the school.
“We’re just happy we were in a position to help out,” she said. “Our employees are great.”

... and Human Resources generalist Patrick Duffy.

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