The Spirit of Giving
The Kinsmen Club of Prescott is collecting donations of food, toys and funds to make the holiday season special for everyone. The club is collecting in many different South Grenville communities, including Prescott, Riverview Heights, Maitland, Johnstown, Maynard, Cardinal and Spencerville, ahead of the Dec. 15 deadline. The schedule for the drives is as follows: Riverview Heights: Wednesday, Nov. 15; Prescott: Friday, Nov. 17 at the Light up The Night Parade; Maitland: Tuesday, Nov. 21 and Wednesday, Nov. 22; Johnstown: Tuesday, Nov. 28 and Wednesday, Nov. 29; Maynard: Tuesday, Dec. 5; Cardinal: Wednesday, Dec. 6; Spencerville: Wednesday, Dec. 6. For people wishing to be a recipient, registrations are at the Cardinal food bank on Wednesday, Nov. 26,, during its normal hours of operation. Alternatively, people can register at the Prescott Town Hall between 1-3 p.m. on Nov. 29 through Dec. 1 and again on Dec. 4 and 5. All items will be collected on or before Friday, Dec. 15. Holiday baskets will be distributed to recipients on Saturday, Dec. 16 at South Grenville District High School.