Toys donated to Carroll Hospital Center

January 04, 2004

Carroll Hospital Center received numerous donations of toys, books and other items for children who are patients or who were treated in the emergency department over the holidays.

Kohl's department store donated toys and other items for toddlers to teen-agers, including board games, a Sony PlayStation, Barbie dolls, Teddy bears and miniature cars and trucks.

Marcia Parker-Thompson, assistant manager at Kohl's, and Terry Miller, administrative assistant, presented the toys.

The Target store in Westminster donated toys to the hospital's emergency department for the third consecutive year. Target team members Cynthia Packer and Brad Foor presented the toys to help children get through the experience of having emergency medical treatment.

Maryland State Highway Administration staff members also donated toys and other items to the emergency department. The contributions included board games, action figures, magic eight balls, Teddy bears and miniature cars and trucks.

Robert Adkins and Dave Gorsuch, representatives from the State Highway Administration, made the presentation.

Celebree Learning Centers of Westminster also donated an assortment of children's toys to the hospital. Lisa Patterson and Debbi Ward from Celebree handed out gifts to children in the hospital's pediatric unit.

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