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Children in the Chattahoochee Valley received free shoes for Easter

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COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - A local effort to help children in need- just in time for the holiday.

The Controllers Civic and Social Club hosted its annual Easter Shoe Giveaway Friday.

The shoes were distributed to roughly 1,000 children from Head Start centers in the Valley and also three Title I schools in Phenix City.

The shoes were picked out at the Shoe Department Encore in Peachtree Mall in Columbus. The President of the Controllers shares the importance of today's event.

This is the 35th year that the club has hosted this event.

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