SHIAWASSEE COUNTY TOYS FOR TOTS held a ‘Stuff the Blue Goose’ event in front of the Owosso Walmart store on Friday, Dec. 2. Toys For Tots Coordinator Gerald Alcorn was on hand to organize the fundraising effort. The true heroes of the day were the men and women in uniform that arrived early on the frigid morning to donate their time and effort toward this beneficial charity.

Gathered outside were Coordinator Gerald Alcorn, Deputy Sheriff (SCSO) Robert Brancheau, Owosso Fire Capt. Ron Malott, Owosso Fire Lieut. Patrick Bradley, Shiawassee County Sheriff Brian BeGole, COPD (Corunna) Chief Nick Chiros, Owosso Police Officer Eric Cherry, MSP (Michigan State Police) Trooper Katelyn Hammond holding the giant bear, Owosso Police Officer Michael Olsey, MSP Officer Jeremy Sloan, MSP Trooper Lieut. Paul Pummill, and Owosso Public Safety Director Kevin Lenkert.

The Friday fundraising effort included donations of money or new, unwrapped toys for children of all age groups. (Independent Photo/Karen Mead-Elford)

Shiawassee County Toys For Tots – Stuff the Blue Goose was last modified: December 7th, 2016 by Karen Elford