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Lt. Gov. McKee, Volunteers to Assemble Hundreds of Holiday Care Packages for RI Troops

WARWICK, R.I. This weekend, Lt. Governor Dan McKee will be joined by volunteers from across Rhode Island to assemble hundreds of care packages for Rhode Island service members who are away from home this holiday season as part of the 15th Operation Holiday Cheer.

On Saturday, November 18th, volunteers will collect and sort donations from the public from 8:30 a.m. 12:00 p.m. at the Rhode Island National Guard Armory in Warwick. On Sunday, November 19th from 8:30 a.m. 12:00 p.m., volunteers will return to the Armory to assemble care packages.

WHAT: Operation Holiday Cheer

WHO: Lt. Governor Dan McKee Major General Christopher P. Callahan Kasim Yarn, Director of Veterans Affairs

WHEN: Donation Drop-off: Saturday, November 18th, 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Care Package Assembly: Sunday, November 19th, 8:30 a.m. 12:00 p.m.* *Brief remarks from Lt. Governor to begin at 10:00 a.m., media opportunity

WHERE: Rhode Island National Guard Armory, 541 Airport Road Warwick, RI, 02886

Media Contact: Andrea Palagi | andrea.palagi@ltgov.ri.gov | (401) 744-7925

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