ETSU athletes work with Marines to provide Toys for Tots

Wednesday, November 20, 2002

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 20, 2002) - The East Tennessee State athletics department in conjunction with the U.S. Marine Corps' Toys for Tots program will be distributing toys to needy children Wednesday, Dec. 11 at 6 p.m. in the Memorial Center. This will be the fourth year in a row that ETSU athletes have helped participate in this worthy cause. "It's good for our kids to help out like this," said ETSU assistant football coach Jeff Bleamer, who helps organize the event. "We'll have Santa Claus there and everything. It's good to be able to help these children and their families."