Convention center launches Christmas drive, sets open house
The Blair County Convention Center, 1 Convention Center Drive, Altoona, has kicked off its “The Spirit of Christmas Drive,” partnering with Sister Paula’s Soup Kitchen and the St. Vincent dePaul Society of Altoona-Johnstown, to benefit less-fortunate families.
Items will be collected from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays through Dec. 13.
Items include canned goods, new winter clothing and new toys.
An open house is planned from noon to 7 p.m. Dec. 11, where people can make donations, enjoy light refreshments and explore the convention center’s Christmas decor.
For more information, call 943-5392 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.