Edgerton & Edon Team Up For Troops


N0903P61001CSaturday, January 26th at the Edon/Edgerton JV and Varsity Boys Basketball game beginning at 6:00 PM at Edon High School

JOIN US IN A SPECIAL FUND-RAISER – The Emily Curtis Memorial “Support our Troops!”
Collection of needed items begins now at both the Edon and Edgerton Local Schools. The final night to donate items will be at the Edon/Edgerton boys’ game on January 26th. The school with the most items collected will win a trophy! Fliers are available in the school offices or in the community about specific items suggested for collection.
Suggested items for donation in support of our troops overseas:

Recommended Food Items:

  • Vacuum-sealed meats
  • Powdered drink mix
  • Peanut butter and jelly (no glass) Energy bars
  • Beef Jerky
  • Fruit cups and dried fruit
  • Snack crackers
  • Granola bars
  • Instant soup (microwavable)
  • Chex mix
  • Oatmeal
  • Snack cakes
  • Dry cereal
  • Condiments

Recommended Toiletries:

  • Tylenol/Advil, cold and cough medicine Wet wipes
  • Eye drops/eyeglass cleaner & repair kits
  • Chapstick
  • Foot inserts for boots
  • Toothpaste/Dental floss
  • Deodorant
  • Pocket sized first aid kits
  • Shaving cream (in tube)
  • Disposable razors
  • Feminine hygiene products
  • Moisturizers
  • Insect repellant wipes (non-aerosol)
  • Sunscreen

Recommended Other “Fun” Items:

  • Disposable cameras
  • Playing cards
  • Small board games
  • Batteries
  • Magazines
  • Puzzle books
  • Frisbees and other flattened balls Hand held fans
  • Stationary and envelopes (no stamps) Pens
  • Fleece Blankets

Also needed are the names and addresses of those currently serving overseas! Please call or email with this information.

**MONETARY DONATIONS MAY BE DROPPED OFF AT ANY FARMERS & MERCHANTS STATE BANK – ACCOUNT #2133532 EMILY CURTIS MEMORIAL SUPPORT OUR TROOPS, TAX ID# 80-0727919. For more information the charity and how you can help contact Brenda Leach-Wilkie at 419-392-2400 or email at emilycurtismemorialsotd@gmail.com

Other events taking place at the ball game.

  • Blanket Raffle
  • Cookie Sale
  • Pie in the Face Contest
  • Guess the Score Contest

Monetary proceeds from this event will be shared between the Edon and Edgerton Prom Committees and the Support Our Troops Memorial. All items donated will go directly to the Support Our Troops Memorial. Contact Kerri Gearhart at 567-337-9124 or Chris Herman at 419-212-2693 for more information about Bulldogs and Bombers Unite!
A heart-felt “Thank You” to everyone involved for your support!

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