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Letter: Christmas Store would not be stopped

Editor, Gazette-Journal:

Even though COVID-19 made for a different type year, the Mathews Christmas Store would not be stopped. Precautions were put into place, making sure shoppers and volunteers were safe. The Christmas Store was increased by one day and was moved to the YMCA/Boys and Girls Club gymnasium for more space to allow for social distancing. Each shopper was required to wear a mask, answer health questions and sanitize hands upon entry. We also had sanitized shopping carts.

Our supporting organizations did not disappoint and the Mathews Department of Social Services would like to thank them: USCG Milford Haven, Mathews Scout Troop 124, Mathews Rotary Club, Mathews YMCA, Piankatank Ruritan Club, Mathews Ruritan Club, American Legion Post 83, Mathews Fire Department, MHS Beta Club, MHS Class of 1964, Mathews Lions Club, Central Methodist Church, Kingston Parish, Spring Hill Baptist, Salem United Methodist Church, M&M Building Supply, Dollar General, Food Lion, Klok...

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