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Operation Santa’s best year ever: $203,000+

Frank Munoff, co-founder of the local Christmas charity Operation Santa, wrote on Facebook: “Just want to brag a little about this year’s Operation Santa Claus success with many new members on our Board of Directors. With me being laid up, everyone stepped up their game to make this year a record breaking year.

“Don’t have final total yet, but we’re going to surpass last year’s total of $203,000 very …

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Sam’s Diner raises record $61,500 for Operation Santa

Chronicle News Editor Gordon Woodworth writes:

Sam’s Diner on Dix Avenue in Glens Falls raised a record $61,500 — up from $38,600 last year — in its “Small Business Challenge” for Operation Santa.

Sam’s Diner owner Pete Brock said the $61,500 will provide coats, hats and mittens for 1,118 kids.

He said Operation Santa has personal meaning for him because years ago “I was one of those kids. I got …

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