Coat drive scheduled for Friday in Savoy

Coat drive scheduled for Friday in Savoy

SAVOY — Champaign-Urbana Elks Lodge 2497 volunteers will be at the lodge, 903 N. Dunlap Ave., from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 4 to 5:30 p.m. Friday for the second of two events to collect boys' and girls' winter coats and monetary donations toward purchasing new coats.

Volunteers will accept new or slightly used (but in good condition) coats in sizes 5-16. Last year, the Elks collected and purchased 400 coats for local kids.

Coats will be distributed on Nov. 1 at local schools.

For more information, call the Elks Lodge between 3 and 8 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday at 359-2497.

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