BAXTER SPRINGS - SEKMA Thrift Shop and Food Pantry, 140 W 10th, Baxter Springs, is having a food drive for the entire month of September. If you eat it, they need it.

The holiday and winter season is approaching and they are encouraging churches, clubs, organizations, area banks, schools, businesses, families, and individuals to reach in there generous Cherokee County hearts as they have in the past and help those neighbors around us in need.

Call the Thrift Shop at 620-856-4444, or drop by and meet the many volunteers who are ready to share the particular needs. Director is Dana Rozell, Pastor Wes Davis, and many others stand at the ready to help.

NOTE: A complete list of most needed items will be in next week's Around Baxter Town. Canned goods and all boxed food items are in great demand.