REMINDER: Mohawk Valley Rotary Club is holding holiday food drive

Pictured from left are President Cindy Bennett, Rocco Lamanna, Irving Mason, Captain John Wood, Treasurer Travis Olivera, Michele Hummel, Joanna Marshall and Secretary Elyse Enea Bellows; holding sign is Bonny Brownrigg.

Mohawk Valley Rotary Club is organizing a community food drive in an effort to help alleviate hunger during the holiday season.

Starting now through Dec. 12, the following locations will be accepting non-perishable food items on behalf of the Mohawk Valley Rotary Club during regular business hours:  Herkimer County Chamber of Commerce, Hummel’s Office Plus, Ilion Free Public Library, Basloe Frank J Library of Herkimer, Frankfort Free Public Library, Frankfort Village Office, Sorrento’s Pizzeria, Salvatore’s Pizzeria, Franco’s Pizzeria, Mohawk Village Market,  M&T Bank, NBT Bank, GPO Federal Credit Union, AmeriCU, Adirondack Bank, Moose River Coffee House, Kinney Drugs in Ilion, Berkshire Bank, and Melrose Supermarket.

All donations will benefit Catholic Charities and The Salvation Army Food Banks serving Herkimer County.

This event is an opportunity for local businesses and individuals to give back to the community and support those in need. “We have seen the increasing demand for food services in our community, which is why we have chosen to do a food drive this year,” said club president Cindy Bennett. Please send any monetary donations to Mohawk Valley Rotary Club PO Box 222, Herkimer. For more information, contact us on our Facebook page:www.facebook.com/MohawkValleyRotaryDistrict715.

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