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Lori Lemon Geshay and Nicole Brende, Toys for Tots local area representatives and Marines, along with our littlest guest, Ellie Rose Bynam at Mr. Peeples' Toys for Tots Holiday Toy Drive December 2013
Lori Lemon-Geshay, left, and Nicole Brende with Marines and young Ellie Rose Bynam at Mr. Peeples' Toys for Tots Holiday Toy Drive. Courtesy photo
Michelle Price, left, and Maria Tuty Hinz Quintero at Mr. Peeples' Toys for Tots Holiday Toy Drive December 2013
Michelle Price, left, and Maria Tuty Hinz Quintero at Mr. Peeples' Toys for Tots Holiday Toy Drive. Courtesy photo
Todd G. and Linda Bohn Riddle, from left, Lois and Brian de Armas and Glory and West Crafts at Mr. Peeples' Toys for Tots Holiday Toy Drive December 2013
Todd G. and Linda Bohn Riddle, from left, Lois and Brian de Armas and Glory and West Crafts at Mr. Peeples' Toys for Tots Holiday Toy Drive. Courtesy photo
Christian Castro, from left, NAME and Veronica Castro at Mr. Peeples' Toys for Tots Holiday Toy Drive December 2013
Christian Castro, from left, NAME and Veronica Castro at Mr. Peeples' Toys for Tots Holiday Toy Drive. Courtesy photo
Lori Lemon-Geshay, from left, Monitrice Malone, Nicole Brende, Laura Cernock and Heather Baker at Mr. Peeples' Toys for Tots Holiday Toy Drive December 2013
Lori Lemon-Geshay, from left, Monitrice Malone, Nicole Brende, Laura Cernock and Heather Baker at Mr. Peeples' Toys for Tots Holiday Toy Drive. Courtesy photo
Lori Lemon Geshay and Nicole Brende, Toys for Tots local area representatives and Marines, along with our littlest guest, Ellie Rose Bynam at Mr. Peeples' Toys for Tots Holiday Toy Drive December 2013
Michelle Price, left, and Maria Tuty Hinz Quintero at Mr. Peeples' Toys for Tots Holiday Toy Drive December 2013
Todd G. and Linda Bohn Riddle, from left, Lois and Brian de Armas and Glory and West Crafts at Mr. Peeples' Toys for Tots Holiday Toy Drive December 2013
Christian Castro, from left, NAME and Veronica Castro at Mr. Peeples' Toys for Tots Holiday Toy Drive December 2013
Lori Lemon-Geshay, from left, Monitrice Malone, Nicole Brende, Laura Cernock and Heather Baker at Mr. Peeples' Toys for Tots Holiday Toy Drive December 2013

What: The first annual Mr. Peeples Toys for Tots Holiday Toy Drive.

Where: Mr. Peeples Seafood + Steaks.

The 411: Lori Lemon-Geshay and Nicole Brende welcomed 250 partygoers in a holly jolly mood to the crystal ballroom of the Midtown eatery where the toys stacked up and the dollars rolled in  for the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation. A sprinkling of Marines in dress uniforms were on hand to receive the goods and Santa made a special appearance. Keeping the flock's energy level high were waves of appetizers from the Mr. Peeples kitchen and for those with a sweet tooth Mr. Peeples' signature dessert — the Frost Bite.

Who: Grammy Award-nominated Mexican pop singer Cristian Castro, Mexican actress Veronica Castro, Michelle Price, Brian de Armas, Daniel Langston, Linda Bohn Riddle, Lois de Armas,  Pedro Morales and Maria Tuty Hinz Quintero.

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