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Christmas Hamper Delivery Day is Saturday

The Community Christmas Hamper Depot is in the same location as the past two years beside Banners in the Tyee Plaza.

On delivery day for the hampers this year the Knights of Columbus are once again appealing to the residents of Campbell River to help build and then deliver the hampers. While the procedure for the building of the hampers has not changed, there is a change for the many people who bring their vehicles to aid with the delivery on Saturday. The access route used the past two years is not available due to the new construction in the area immediately north of Banners. They have therefore been forced to adapt and have set up the procedure that follows. Drivers are asked to line up on Roberts Reach on the ocean side of the Island Highway across from Mcdonalds Restaurant. They have enlisted the services of professional flag people who will direct drivers to the loading area (behind Banners) as space become available. Do not drive directly to the rear of the depot as there is no space for extra vehicles.

Help is needed to build the hampers on Friday afternoon about 2:30 p.m. (to get a head start) and again on Saturday morning from about 8 a.m. until the task is completed.

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