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Calhoun firefighters hosting softball benefit for Christmas shopping spree

A benefit Softball tournament hosted by the Calhoun Volunteer Fire Dept. will be held at the Laurel Sportsplex Saturday. Photo credit WDAM. A benefit Softball tournament hosted by the Calhoun Volunteer Fire Dept. will be held at the Laurel Sportsplex Saturday. Photo credit WDAM.
LAUREL, MS (WDAM) -

Christmas is still three months away, but some Jones County firefighters already have the Yuletide Spirit.  

Calhoun volunteer firefighters Saturday are hosting a benefit softball tournament to raise money for Christmas presents for needy kids.  

The second annual event for the "Shop with a firefighter" program will feature 10 teams and the first pitch will be thrown at 7:30 a.m. at the Laurel Sportsplex.

Organizers hope to raise enough money to take up to eight chldren from West Jones Elementary School on a shopping spree at Christmas.

If you'd like to donate, you can call (601) 498-2858. 

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