Christmas presents

Students at Trout Creek Elementary School in Summerland collected presents for a toy drive

Claira McDermid, left, and Kiana Ikari of Trout Creek Elementary School present George Pugh of the Summerland Fire Department with toys and donations for the Toys and Toonies for Tots and Teens drive.

The toy drive is an annual initiative of the fire department.

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