DEADLINE EXTENDED: Deadline to drop off valentines for veterans and first responders extended to Tuesday, February 12 due to Winter Storm Maya
Washington, D.C.— Due to predictions of heavy snow, Congressman Denny Heck (WA-10) is extending the deadline to participate in his seventh annual Valentines for Veterans and First Responders Drive. Local students now have until February 12 to deliver handmade valentines thanking South Sound’s heroes to Congressman Heck’s district offices. Congressman Heck’s office will deliver the cards to veterans’ organizations and first responders on Valentine’s Day.
Over the previous six Valentines for Veterans drives, Congressman Heck’s office has collected more than 30,000 valentines to distribute to local heroes.
Students of all grade levels and ages are welcome to participate. Participants can drop off Valentine’s Day cards at Congressman Heck’s district offices between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, through Tuesday, February 12. Teachers and school districts can contact the Pierce County office at (253) 533-8332 or the Thurston/Mason County office at (360) 459-8514 to arrange an appointment for large pickups.
The Pierce County office is located in the Lakewood City Hall:
6000 Main Street SW, Suite 3B
Lakewood, WA, 98499
The Thurston/Mason County office is located on the third floor of Lacey City Hall:
420 College Street SE, Third Floor
Lacey, WA 98503