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Toys For Tots “Fill The Plane” Event At Smith Field Airport

Join Smith Field Airport (SMD) for a celebration of charitable giving and Christmas cheer! SMD and event partner Sweet Aviation have joined forces to host a unique toy drive benefitting the Fort Wayne Marine Toys for Tots program. On Saturday, December 3 from 10:00 AM to 3:30 PM participants are encouraged to come out to donate new, packaged toys, watch planes fly and enjoy hot cocoa and games for the whole family. The goal is collect enough toys for children in need to fill a plane before it takes off for the North Pole at 3:30 PM!

Media is invited to this celebration at the SMD terminal. Representatives from the Fort Wayne-Allen County Airport Authority and event partners will be available for comment.

When: Saturday, December 3, 2016

10:00 AM Event Begins

3:00 PM Suggested media arrival time for afternoon photo opportunities

3:15 PM Plane is loaded with gifts, Marines and Pilot board

3:30 PM Plane leaves the SMD terminal and takes off for the North Pole

Where: Smith Field Airport, 902 West Ludwig Road, Fort Wayne, IN

What: Toy drive benefitting Fort Wayne Marine Toys for Tots

Who: Fort Wayne-Allen County Airport Authority staff and event partners from Sweet Aviation

Contact: Lauren Zuber, Air Service & Marketing Manager at 260-452-7277 or lzuber