Archive for Friday, November 19, 2010

Girl Scouts to have coat, blanket and food drive Saturday

November 19, 2010

Local Girl Scout troops 1903, 2044 and 2078 will be sponsoring a coat, blanket and food drive from 9 a.m.-noon Saturday. Drop off locations are First State Bank and Trust, 1525 U.S. Highway 24-40 and Dollar General, 826 Northstar Ct., in Tonganoxie.

Items needed include new and slightly used coats, hats, gloves, scarves and blankets. All non-perishable and individual packaged food items will be accepted. Foods particularly needed in preparation for winter are peanut butter, spaghetti and sauce, canned fruit, canned vegetables, hamburger helper, macaroni and cheese, toaster pastries, packaged snacks, cereal and granola bars.

All proceeds will benefit families in Tonganoxie and the surrounding areas.

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