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    Cub Scout Pack 1429 to collect recovery items at Alpharetta Presbyterian

     MILTON, Ga., Feb. 1, 2013 - The mayors of Milton and Alpharetta, Joe Lockwood and David Belle Isle, are calling for their communities to spring into action tomorrow, Saturday Feb. 2, by donating items to the victims of this week's deadly tornado in Adairsville.

     Cub Scout Pack 1429 will collect the items listed below at Alpharetta's Presbyterian Church, located at 180 Academy Street (click here for directions) from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

     Items needed:

    • Shelf-stable food that can be used to make hot meals
    • Meals in a can
    • New toiletries
    • Cleaning supplies
    • Buckets
    • New clothes (only)
    • Cots
    • Cold-weather gear
    • Trash bags
    • Cell phone calling cards
    • New pillows
    • New blankets
    • Flashlights
    • Batteries
    • Tarps
    • Duct tape
    • Diapers
    • Electrolyte drinks for children (Pedialite, PediaSure, Gatorade, etc.)
    • Baby formula
    • Baby wipes
    • Feminine hygiene products
    • Hand sanitizer
    • Gas cards
    • Home Depot and Lowe's gift cards
    • Masks for clean-up work
    • Heavy duty construction gloves
    • Adult diapers
    • New underwear
    • Rubber gloves
    • Bottled water
    • Snacks for clean-up crew
    • New socks

    "As our neighbors begin the long process of recovering from the storm, we can all help by proving basic supplies that many of us have on hand every day," said Aaron Charlesworth, a scout parent and volunteer who is organizing the drive.

     If you have any questions, need more information or would like to help, call Charlesworth at 770-639-1450.

     Incorporated on Dec. 1, 2006, the City of Milton has been recognized for having the highest quality of life in the state of Georgia and ninth-highest in the southern United States by the Business Journals' "On Numbers" survey. It is a distinctive community that embraces small-town life and heritage while preserving and enhancing the city's rural character. The City of Milton will provide opportunity and value in a responsive and responsible environment through active partnerships with the community and its stakeholders. For more information, visit www.cityofmiltonga.us, or call 678-242-2500.



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