Jaycees to collect supplies for tornado victims

Published 9:54 am Tuesday, April 21, 2015

The Austin Jaycees will put on a supply drive to help the victims of the series of tornadoes that hit northern Illinois on April 9, 2015.

The JCI Austin chapter intends to help those affected by the massive EF-4 tornado that hit the cities of Cherry Valley, Belvedere, and Fairdale.

Items that are in high demand include: batteries, garbage bags, cleaning supplies, non-perishable food, pet supplies, work gloves, money, and gift cards.

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Chapter members will collect items at the following locations on April 25:

Walmart Austin (1000 18th Ave NW, Austin, MN) — 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Packer Arena (MN Southbound Roller Derby bout) — 6 p.m.

Riverside Arena (Austin Bruins v. Minot) — 6 p.m.

For more information, please contact Scott Bryant at 763-439-0402 or smbryantmn@yahoo.com or visit www.austinjaycees.tk.