Several member businesses are again taking the initiative to help those less fortunate during the holiday season and you are invited to participate!
Sears Hometown Store is holding its 4th Annual Food Drive in November and December to benefit Matthew 25:40. The Sears store is now receiving donations of canned and boxed non-perishable food items. Over the past three years, the food drive collected over half a million non-perishable food items throughout their network of stores.
With the donation of 3 items, customers have the opportunity to earn discounts on their purchases. Sears is located in the Green Village Shopping Center.
Burks Broadcasting is hosting the 3rd Annual Reason For The Season Food Drive in November and December. Six local schools are participating in the food drive to provide canned goods and supplies to benefit Matthew 25:40 and the Salvation Army. These organizations serve people in need from Dyer, Lake, Gibson, and Lauderdale Counties.
Drop off your items to any participating school: Newbern Grammar, Dyersburg Primary, Dyersburg Intermediate, Dyersburg Middle School, Fifth Consolidated or Three Oaks Middle School or any First Citizens National Bank location. Collections will be picked up Monday, December 14.
The top class from each school will receive a Little Caesars Pizza/Burks Beverage Pepsi Party on December 16th. The program is sponsored by First Citizens National Bank, Dyersburg Regional Medical Center, and Jewelry Jungle.
First State invites you to join them as they collect non-perishable food items during the month of November. Food items will benefit Matthew 25:40. Go by either First State location: 213 N. Church and 2310 Parr Avenue.
Dyersburg High School FFA Alumni and Tractor Supply are proud to present Harvest for America Food Drive for the holidays. FFA will be collecting perishable and non-perishable food at the local Tractor Supply at 2705 Lake Road.
Dyer County Fair's 2nd Annual Christmas in Sorghum Valley is scheduled for December 10 - 12 from 6 p.m. - 9 p.m. at the Dyer County Fairgrounds. This year's attractions include over 30 decorated trees, Santa Claus, wreaths silent auction, story time with the Dyersburg FFA, popcorn and hot chocolate, 1,000s of lights, musical performance, live Nativity scene, and live basket weaving. Admission includes donations, books, canned goods, animal food, and eye glasses. Donations will go toward the Union Mission, Matthew 25:40, the Salvation Army, the Humane Society and The Lion's Club.