Polk County Toy Run will be held at Saluda Fire & Rescue Dept. on Saturday, Nov. 24, rain or shine

The Polk County Toy Run benefiting children in need will be held at the Saluda Fire & Rescue Dept. at 199 Walnut St. on Saturday, Nov. 24, rain or shine.

A barbecue lunch will be provided for each contribution of a new $10 toy or the donation of $10. All donations will benefit underprivileged children in Polk County.

Registration is from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. that day.

There also will be a 50/50 drawing, door prizes and an appearance by Santa Claus.

T-shirts for the event will be for sale. Short-sleeve shirts will be $15 each, long-sleeve shirts will be $20 each and sweatshirts will be $25 each.

Weather permitting, the Bike Parade will start at 2 p.m. and will travel through downtown Saluda, Tryon, Columbus and Landrum, ending at the Polk County Courthouse in Columbus.

The Toy Run is supported by Polk County Sheriff’s Dept., Saluda Fire & Rescue Dept., Thermal Belt Outreach, Polk County Dept. of Social Services, Steps to HOPE, area motorcyclists, Christian Motorcyclists Association, concerned citizens and Saluda, Tryon and Columbus businesses.

For more information, contact Barry Gee at (828) 817-3084.