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Lexington Middle School Students Pack Pantry

Published: Nov 16, 2010 10:04 AM EST

The students of the Lexington Middle School Technology Student Association and the Kiwanis Builders Club joined forces to lead a campus-wide food drive for the Salvation Army Food Pantry. The two clubs encouraged their peers to bring in items with film clips, posters and contests between classes. Over a two-week period the drive resulted in the collection of 2,866 food items.

“This has been the best year ever for this drive,” said Ms. Perretta, the Technology Student Association advisor, “The students are looking forward to challenging the school to do even more next year.”

 Lexington Middle School Builders Club is sponsored by the Gateway to the Islands Kiwanis Club. Kiwanis is a global service organization of volunteers dedicated to changing the world one child and one community at a time. The club is looking for more service-minded individuals and business professionals who would like to make a direct impact on the community through volunteering. Meetings are held every Tuesday at 11:45 a.m., call (239) 415-3100 or visit www.kiwanisgtti.com for information.

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