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Apple Drop fundraiser

The Tehachapi Lions Club and the Rotary Club had the Apple Drop fundraiser on Oct. 15 at 4 p.m. at the Apple Festival. The winner of the $1,000 Walmart card went to Janet Jennison and the winner of the $500 Home Depot card went to Mike and Kathy Collie.

The Lions and Rotary would like to thank our sponsors BSE Rents for their generous donation of the manlift, and to Jennifer Palakiko of Edward Jones, Sandy Erickson of Adorable Alpaca and Mott’s and Hebebrand CPA/Eva Hebebrand MBA. We would also like to thank our community business’s for donating gift cards for the Apple Drop: Big Papa’s, Gracian’s Grill, Village Grill, Kohnen’s Bakery, Red House BBQ, Carlos’ Donuts and Sail Thru Car Wash.

Thank you to everyone who bought Apple Drop tickets. By buying tickets you help the Lions and Rotary to continue to help our community.

The Apple Drop tickets sales will fund this year’s Lions Club Christmas for Seniors program. Tehachapi’s low income seniors will receive gifts (from a their wish list) and a box of sundries. We are asking the community to help donate the following sundry items: Kleenex, 2-ply toilet paper, shaving cream, shampoo, body wash, tooth brushes, toothpaste, lotion, fabric softener, cleaning supplies and any other sundry items. Note, if you like it so will the seniors.

Thanks to the following business for providing a place to drop off the sundry items, Oak Tree Medical Center-209 Sage Lane, Village Grill-400 E. Tehachapi Blvd. and The Chamber of Commerce. The deadline for the donations is Dec. 9. “Happy Holiday’s” from the Lions and thanks for your support for this outreach program.