Each child can receive a toy for every 25 pieces of candy donated, the news release said. Candy should be left in its original packaging. Toys will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis, and there is a limit of three toys per child.
The candy will be included in care packages sent by the Operation Gratitude program to U.S. troops serving overseas, the news release said. Kool Smiles will pay to ship the candy to Operation Gratitude, as well as donate toothbrushes and toothpaste for the care packages.Local beauty industry professionals will hold a Cut-A-Thon from noon to 6 p.m. Sunday to raise money for Cancer Services of Northeast Indiana and salon owner Allison Stier, who has bilateral inflammatory breast cancer.
The event will take place at Studio Eclipse Salon and adjoining businesses on the east side of Pine Valley Mall at Coldwater and Dupont roads. For a donation, people can receive a haircut, clear color gloss treatment, conditioning treatment, temporary pink chalk streaks, nail polishing or a massage.