Lake Milton – The Lake Milton Browns Backers held their annual Food and Toy Drive on December 18, 2010 at the Dutch House in Lake Milton. Club president Gary Rozhon indicated this was their biggest event ever. Thirty six families and nearly 60 children received food baskets and toys for the holidays.
The festivities began with the arrival of Santa Claus in a fire truck provided by the Lake Milton Fire Department. Santa Claus and Mrs. Claus then greeted the children and provided them with coloring books, cookies, and drinks. The day’s events ended with each family receiving a turkey and food basket and plenty of presents for all their children.
President Rozhon summarized the event, “I am truly amazed at the effort our club members have made this year. Their hard work and dedication resulted in us helping an additional eight families. With the support of numerous businesses and residents of Lake Milton, we distributed over a ton of food for these families! Add in the hundreds of toys for their children…words can not express how blessed our club feels to be able to have such a positive impact on our community.”
The Christmas food and toy drive is one of many community events the club hosts throughout the year. The club has been responsible for raising and donating nearly $10,000 for local families, charities, and goodwill events this past year. The Lake Milton Browns Backers were recognized as one of the TOP FIVE clubs in the country in 2009. Their 2010 efforts have resulted in August Club of the Month awards and consideration once again for Club of the Year.
Become a part of something special. To join or obtain information about the organization, contact Olde Dutch Mill Golf Course at 330-654-4100. GO BROWNS!