Official Magazine of Pennsylvania WingCivil Air PatrolU.S. Air Force Auxiliary
Page 1PA WINGMEMBERS GIVE TOTOYS FOR TOTSPage 3CADET EARNSHIS WINGS;
Cadet DiJohnsonReceives hisPilot License
Page 4PA WING HOLDSHOLIDAY PARTYPages 6 to 9
WREATHS ACROSSAMERICA(See story - inside cover.)
EYE ON SAFETY
The Pennsylvania Wing Civil Air Patrol presented Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots representative, John E. Gingrich, Sr., with a box full of new toys which they hadcollected at their recent holiday party. Each attendee brought along with them a newunwrapped toy and placed them in the Toys for Tots container. Colonel M. AllenApplebaum, Commander of thePennsylvania Wing, was very pleased with the collection. "Wehope to make some needy childrenvery happy this year," he said.Mr. Gingrich accepted the toyswith a heartfelt thankyou and pre-sented the Civil Air Patrol with aCertificate of Appreciation. "I amoverwhelmed by this container," hesaid. Items like telescopes, micro-scopes, musical instruments wereincluded with the trucks and cars, baby dolls and stuffed toys that isnormally found in the containers.The Civil Air Patrol members want-ed to give educational toys as wellas fun toys. "There always seemsto be a great deal of toys for theyoungest child," said ColonelApplebaum. "This year we wantedto have something for some of the older children as well," he continued.
Photographs and article contributed by 1Lt Linda A. Irwin
Cadet Emily Rentschler, of Fredericksburg, pictured on the lower right and Captain Arnold Andresen, from Williamsport, standing onthe right, help Mr. John Gingrich load his vehicle with the toys that the Pennsylvania Wing Civil Air Patrol collected for this year's cam- paign. In turn, Mr. Gingrich, pictured on the left, presents the organi- zation with a Certificate of Appreciation.
Cadets deposit toys in the Toys for Tots container during the 2006 PA Wing Holiday Party.