'Holiday Hopes' drive underway in Kent

Kent's Holiday Hopes for Our Overseas Troops collection drive is underway.

Items for the drive, which is co-sponsored by Davis IGA and Kent's American Legion Hall Jennings Post No. 153, will benefit service people in Iraq, Afghanistan and other overseas locations.

A list of suggested foods, toiletries, clothing and leisure-time materials will be available in front of Davis IGA on Kent Green and collected at the store through Nov. 22.

The names and addresses of service personnel and their units may be left with John Grant or Gary Davis at Davis IGA by calling 860-927-4093 or with American Legion Adjutant Andy Ocif by calling 860-927-3318.