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BOARDMAN TOWNSHIP, Ohio - Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC has wrapped up its first ever Operation Santa Claus with two donations,

The dealership pledged to donate 50-dollars for every new purchase made between November and December.

The final tally from the Chevrolet dealer amounted  to a $12,900 donation for the for the Boys and Girls Club.

The Buick & GMC dealership raised nearly $9,000 for the Salvation Army.

"What this donation does is that it ensures that the Salvation Army programs and services will continue throughout the year and that is a great thing." said Major Elijah Kahn of the Salvation Army.

Major Kahn says the need in this area has stayed consistent over the last several years.

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