Operation Christmas Child shoeboxes are on their way from Atmore. Collection was held last week at Grace Fellowship. Janet Armstrong, a volunteer with OCC logistics, reports that in the tri-county area – Escambia, Monroe and Conecuh – they collected 4,981 shoeboxes. Janet Armstrong, left, and Linda Nyce are shown with a portion of the boxes packed and ready to go. Volunteers who loaded the truck included Escambia County High School football players and Atmore firefighters.