Port Pirie Set For Annual Toy Run This Weekend

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The 35th annual Port Pirie Toy Run has been confirmed by Mayor Leon Stephens, this weekend.

Toy Run boxes will be collected on Saturday with the run then taking place on Sunday, during which families can line the streets to watch Father Christmas ride past several businesses and toot in acknowledgement of their support.

The loud convoy will head off from Flinders View Park in Ellen Street at 10am, and will make its way from Port Pirie to its final destination, at North Laura Hotel.

Up to 2000 toys have been donated to past events for the society to distribute to needy boys and girls.

Check-points along the route:

CTC Deli, The Terrace

Kingston Road Mini-Mart

Wiskar's Deli

Caltex Main Road

John Pirie Secondary School

Risdon Hotel

Damien and Ginger's Cafe, Crystal Brook

Happy Rock Cafe, Gladstone

North Laura Hotel, Laura

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