Local Marine Honored at Toys For Tots Holiday Gift Drive & Tree Lighting Ceremony

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The Scotto Brothers are gearing up for their 2nd annual Toys for Tots toy drive on Tuesday December 6 that will benefit local children in need this holiday season and also honor a local marine.

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"It is an honor to serve our local Marines by hosting a Toys for Tots toy drive where we can bring the community together and collect toys for those children in need" Mr. Anthony Scotto

In honor of our brave men and women who serve in the United Stated of America military and to help local childen in need this holiday season, Scotto Brothers is hosting their second annual “Toys For Tots” Holiday Gift Drive on Tuesday December 6 from 6:30pm - 8pm at their Fox Hollow catering facility in Woodbury, New York.

The Long Island Caterer is asking everyone to bring an unwrapped toy for donation and enjoy an evening with crafts, activities, desserts, carolers and to have their children’s photo taken with Santa Clause.

The Holiday Tree Lighting and Award Ceremony will honor Sergeant Jeffrey Combs who joined the Marine Corps in 2002, right after graduating High School at the age of 17. In 2004 He deployed with 1st Bn 8th Marines to Fallujah, Iraq, in direct support of "Operation Phantom Fury" which was the siege of the City of Fallujah. In 2006, Jeff deployed again to Fallujah, with 2nd Scout Reconnaissance Platoon and on August 31st 2006, he was wounded in action from a pressure plate IED which resulted in traumatic amputation of his left arm above the elbow. Sgt Combs has been awarded 2 Purple Hearts and was nominated for a 3rd. Sgt Combs has now retired from the Marine Corps, but continues to serve our nation as a Wounded Warrior Project Outreach Coordinator for the Northeast Region.


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