Toys-For-Tots ...

Pictured with Col Wastila are Col Christian Ellinger USMC, owner of Crown City Cigars and Commandant of Marine Corps League-Coronado Detachment; Mercedes Estrada, Broker Associate/Realtor for Coldwell Banker West; Christina McCarty, Vacation Rental Specialist for Ascent Vacation Rentals; Brian Smock, Head Golf Professional at Coronado Golf Course; and Chuck Lucas, Post Commander of Coronado VFW Post 2422.

Coronado businesses help community organizer Col. Michael Wastila USMCR kick-off this year’s Toys for Tots campaign. Your donations are needed now more than ever during this inauspicious period of COVID. Please bring a new, unwrapped toy to any collection site from now until Friday, Dec. 17. Your thoughtfulness will help make a difference in the lives of San Diego County’s most needy children this Christmas season.

This year marks the 74th year of the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots program.

Official Coronado Toy Collection Sites: Now through Dec. 17: Business Products Express - 1019 C Avenue; Coldwell Banker West/Ascent Vacation Rentals (formerly Lee Mather Realty) - 944 Orange Avenue; Coronado Golf Shop – 2000 Visalia Row; Crown City Cigars - 1136 Loma Avenue.

Upcoming Coronado Toy Drives:

Coronado Men’s Golf Club December Past Presidents Memorial Tournament – Saturday, Dec. 4. Toy donations collected at tournament check-in.

Marine Corps League annual Golf Cart Parade – TBD December

Rotary Club of Coronado – Holiday Party – Wednesday, Dec. 15

Happy Holidays and Semper Fi!

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