Linda Ogle gift boosts The Santa Fund

Nov. 24, 2012 @ 11:09 PM


Local businesswoman Linda Ogle has made her annual $1,000 contribution to The Santa Fund, sending the total so far to $6,000.

She made the donation in honor of the Yum Yums, a social group of which she is a member.

The Santa Fund campaign kicked off with Citizens National Bank’s annual $5,000 contribution.

The Santa Fund benefits senior citizens who signed up through Douglas Cherokee and children who registered through their Boys & Girls Club branches.

The Santa Fund is coordinated by Jana Thomasson, publisher of The Mountain Press.

Money contributed to the Santa Fund comes from individuals, businesses and civic organizations.

Contributions can be made in two ways:

n Mailed to The Mountain Press, P.O. Box 4810, Sevierville 37864

n In person at our offices, Riverbend Drive across from TRW in Sevierville, weekdays between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.

All contributions will be acknowledged in The Mountain Press, unless the donor wishes to remain anonymous. Donations also can be made in memory or honor of other people.

The deadline for donations is Dec. 19. Call 428-0748, ext. 217, with questions.