Wednesday, November 4, 2009
Now in his third year of participating in the Candy for the Troops Program, Jones and his staff collected 110 pounds of candy from 32 children and one Marine in three hours Monday afternoon. Jones said the program is intended to reduce the amount of sweets in the mouths of children and give it instead to soldiers far from home. The office will continue collecting the candy through Wednesday."
MuskogeePhoenix.com, Muskogee, OK - Candy gives dentist pride, kids money and troops sweets: