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SD Convention Center sends cookies to troops

Each month since 2011, the Centerplate team bakes, packs up and sends dozens and dozens of cookies to Navy men and women serving overseas.

Centerplate’s cookie drop operation started seven years ago when Centerplate Chef Jerry Hall was looking at a lot of leftover cookies from a convention, reached out to his daughter-in-law, Cmdr. Suzanne Lyons-Elleraas, who was on her fourth deployment to the Middle East, and shipped them to her overseas. 

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