Commissioner Larry Johnson presents annual toy drive, tree lighting

November 21, 20191min1710
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DeKalb County Commissioner Larry Johnson is rolling out the red carpet this holiday season with an exciting calendar of holiday events to attend and opportunities to serve.

Help children in need this Christmas by adopting a child’s name from the  “Tree of Love.” The annual event assists children living in foster care or low-income households who might not otherwise receive a gift for Christmas.

The Tree of Love kick offs on Saturday, Nov. 23, 1 to 3 p.m., at the Gallery at South DeKalb Mall, 2801 Candler Road, Decatur.

“Share the Love Day” will be held on Saturday, Dec. 7, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Walmart Supercenter, 3580 Memorial Drive, Decatur.

The community is invited to drop off gifts on Friday, Dec. 13, 12 to 2 p.m. and Wednesday, Dec. 18, 10 a.m. to noon, at the Maloof Auditorium, 1300 Commerce Drive, Decatur.

Children will receive gifts at the closing ceremony on Saturday, Dec. 21, 12 to 3 p.m. at the Gallery at South DeKalb Mall, 2801 Candler Road, Decatur.

For more information, call 404-371-2425 or email



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