AMK organizations support local Toys for Tots campaign.

AMK organizations support local Toys for Tots campaign.

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– News Release

Nearly 400 toys were presented to Toys for Tots coordinator Lisa Bockholt as Texas A&M University – Kingsville (AMK) held its annual Tree Lighting Ceremony outside of College Hall.

A variety of student organizations participated in the event, which included remarks by AMK president Dr. Steven Tallant. Tallant praised the students for their commitment to making the campus as well as the community a better place.

The event was followed up by theMusic Department’s 6th Annual Holiday Concert. Toys and monetary donations were also presented to the local Toys for Tots Campaign.

“We can’t thank the music department chair Dr. Paul Hageman enough,” said Bockholt. “The event has become a staple to our campaign each year, not to mention an absolutely enjoyable evening of musical entertainment.”

As in years past, numerous AMK departments and organizations continue to support the local Toys for Tots campaign drive, which ends Dec 15.

Donations are still being accepted at the Stop n Lube Quick Oil Change and Car Care Center which serves as the local campaign headquarters.

For more information, to donate or to volunteer, contact Toys for Tots coordinator Lisa Bockholt at 361-595-0909