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Reminder! Ronald McDonald Wish Drive is today!

Ellen Zornes sends a reminder: Today's the Day for The Ronald McDonald Wish List Drive. Now's the time step up to the place and help!
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The 6th Annual Ronald McDonald House wish List Donation Drive is being held held 3pm-6pmCT, Thursday, October 24, 2013, at the Chamber of Commerce, 201 Burkesville Street, back parking lot.

Any items are greatly appreciated and may be dropped off during the event or earlier at the Chamber office. Items will be split equally between the Lexington and Louisville Houses. Columbia/Adair County has always really come through for this event and we hope this year will be the same! For more information, please call the Chamber at 270-384-6020.

The following items are needed at Ronald McDonald House & Ronald McDonald Family Rooms and help families maintain their health and well-being while staying as guests of Ronald McDonald Houses:



Wish List
  • ____ Deodorant

  • ____ Individually wrapped tooth brushes (Not multi-packs, please

  • ____ Powder laundry detergent

  • ____ Antibacterial Wipes (Clorox, Lysol, etc)

  • ____ Swiffer Wet Jet Refills (pads & liquid)

  • ____ Kaboom brand cleaner (spray Can)

  • ____ Disinfectant Spray (Lysol)

  • ____ Paper products - toilet paper, paper towels, tissues, paper plates and bowls

  • ____ Breakfast Cereals (Smal or large boxes)

  • ____ Granola bars

  • ____ Chips (individual bags)

  • ____ Individually packaged snacks.

  • ____ Baking supplies - cookie, brownie, and cake mixes

  • ____ And the Ronald McDonald houses Always need GIFT CARDS for home imporvement stores (Lowes, home Depot, etc), Discount Department Stores like Wal-Mart, and Office Supply Stores
Contact: Call or stop by the Chamber Offie, 201 Burkesville Street, Columbia, KY. Phone 270-384-6020.


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Russell County collection for RMH Wish List Drive



2013-10-24 - Photo from Ellen Zornes. Russell County has been busy today collecting items to bring to Columbia for pick up by the Lexington and Louisville Ronald McDonald Houses today, Thursday, October 24, 2013, 3pm-6pmpmCT at the Chamber of Commerce parking lot, 201 Burkesville Street, Columbia, KY. All donations are greatly appreciated! - Ellen Zornes
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Adair County Primary Care helps RMH Wish List Drive



2013-10-24 - ACPC, 158 Col. Casey Drive, Columbia, KY - Photo by Laura Marcum. The Adair County Primary Center, 158 Colonel Casey Drive; Columbia, KY 42728,
participated in the Ronald McDonald House Wish Drive. The Chamber of Commerce is taking donations today, Oct. 24th from 3:00-6:00pm. These pictures include students from the Primary Center. One of the students, Abby Cowan, and her family were able to stay at the Ronald McDonald House after a surgery at Kosair. Students above front: Trevor Bryant and Leah Keith; in the back: Abby Cowan, Hallie Burton, and Logan Reliford. - Laura Marcum, 158 Colonel Casey Drive, Columbia, KY 42728

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ACPC students donate drink tabs to Ronald McDonald House



2013-10-24 - ACPC, 158 Col. Casey Drive, Columbia, KY - Photo by Laura Marcum, ACPC. The Adair County Primary Center, 158 Colonel Casey Drive; Columbia, KY 42728,
participated in the Ronald McDonald House Wish Drive. The Chamber of Commerce is taking donations today, October 24, 2013, from 3:00-6:00pm. These pictures include students from the Primary Center. In the picture above, the students are Daisy Tucker and Jesse Tucker. Laura Marcum

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ACHS Student Ambassadors help RMH Wish List Drive



2013-10-24 - Chamber Building, 201 Burkesville Street, Columbia, KY - Photo by Elaine Zornes. ACHS Student Ambassadors, Madelyn Murrell, Natalie Bertram and Ashton Nixon sorting items and loading boxes for Ronald McDonald House Charities Wish List pick up until 6pmCT, Thursday, October 24, 2013. - ELLEN ZORNES
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Brenda Mann, J.D. Zornes, and Taylor Burton



2013-10-24 - Chamber Building, 201 Burkesville Street, Columbia, KY - Photo by Ellen Zornes.
Brenda Mann, Dr. Ronald (Butch) Rogers, and Taylor Burton, ACHS Beta and Student Ambassador student sorting items for Ronald McDonald House Charities at the Chamber of Commerce building, 201 Burkesville Street, Columbia, KY. Dropout is going on now and until 6pmCT. All donations greatly appreciated!

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Traansferring Russell County RMH shipment to waiting trucks



2013-10-24 - Chamber Building, 201 Burkesville Street, Columbia, KY - Photo by Ellen Zornes. Aaron Branham, Dr. Butch Rogers, and Pam Hancock transfer furniture van of Wish List items from the T-N-T Carpet Truck to a van headed to Ronald McDonald House in Lexington, KY.
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Nathan Ballou with year long collection of pop tabs for RMH



2013-10-24 - Chamber Building, 201 Burkesville Street, Columbia, KY - Photo by Ellen Zornes.
Nathan Ballou,
son of Ben and Elizabeth Ballou, proudly displays his pop tabs he collected all year long just to donate today so he can help the Ronald McDonald Houses. - Ellen Zornes

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