Traverse City Record-Eagle


December 17, 2012

Northern Notes: 12/17/2012



United Way of Manistee County has received 304 toy trucks as part of a total of 15,000 toy trucks donated to the Michigan Association of United Ways by American Plastic Toys, based in Walled Lake.

LyondellBasell donated 12,000 pounds of plastic and American Plastic Toys donated a week's worth of production time to produce the toys and apply stickers that Maple Press donated. E.L. Hollingsworth Co. of Wixom handled transportation.

In Manistee County, the trucks will be distributed by Love INC, FiveCap and the Salvation Army to brighten the holidays for Manistee County families. Trucks also have been placed at the early childhood education programs at Madison School in Manistee and at Leaps and Bounds in Onekama.

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