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Towson Girl Scouts collect presents for Toys for Tots

Towson Girl Scouts collect presents for Toys for Tots

Wednesday evening, 18 Towson-area girls filed into their Girl Scout Troop 10340 meeting at the Idlewylde Community Hall and placed unwrapped Christmas gifts on a table.

Their troop leader, Jeanie Ismay, of Idlewylde, organized the girls — a group of nine first graders classified as Daisies and nine 5th graders classified as Juniors — on a stage in the hall and laid out their mission for the evening. They were to sort the 40 or so presents by size and place them in decorative bags to be given to less fortunate children in the community through the Toys for Tots program.

This year is the second in which the troop has collected and bagged gifts for Toys for Tots, a program of the...

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