DALLAS TWP. — The Back Mountain Chamber, in conjunction with its members, local merchants, area schools, banks and more, has launched its 2016 Spring Food Drive which will benefit the Back Mountain Food Pantry.
The chamber’s goal is to collect several tons of food for the community. All non-perishable items are accepted. Monetary donations can be made out to the Back Mountain Food Pantry and mailed directly to the Back Mountain Chamber at 1192 Twin Stacks Drive, Dallas, PA 18612. All monetary donations will be delivered to the food pantry along with the food donations.
Bill and Sandy Race, co-chairs for the 2016 Spring Food Drive, helped kick off the food drive which will run April 10 to 30, 2016. Collection containers can be found at the following locations, and the committee expects to add a few more locations:
• Back Mountain Memorial Library
• Bernie’s Pizza
• Christine Leandri Piano Studio
• Community Bank
• Dallas School District schools
• Hilbert’s Equipment & Welding, Inc.
• Humphreys’ Apparel & Toys
• Hillside Farms Dairy Store
• Luzerne Bank
• Misericordia University
• Offset Paperback
• Penn State Wilkes-Barre
• Thomas’ Family Markets, Dallas
• Thomas’ Family Markets, Shavertown
• Wild Birds Unlimited
Members of the Back Mountain Chamber’s Spring Food Drive Committee are Bill and Sandy Race, co-chairs; Doreen Johnson, Bill Leandri, Donna Luksh, Atty. Thomas Mosca, Cindy Post-Mitchell and Alison Zurawski.