— Swartz Creek Cadette Troop (1)1754 will be out in the area later next month, collecting items for its Silver Project which will benefit Adopt-A-Pet.
The troop is collecting unscented cat litter, canned kitten food, dog and cat toys, collapsible cages, cleaning supplies (paper towels, bleach, laundry detergent), stamps (for mailing out information on our different programs), 55-gallon trash bags, hand sanitizer, computer paper, color paper, large plastic storage tubs, medical supplies (triple antibiotic ointment, vet wrap, isopropyl alcohol), small TV/DVD player for cat rooms, Home Depot gift cards and pet store gift cards.
The troop also is collecting from other Girl Scout troops in the Swartz Creek and Carman-Ainsworth, and will be going door to door in Winchester Village and Oakwood Village. The troop will be passing out fliers from Oct. 30-Nov. 6 and picking up donations from Nov. 6- 14.
Anyone not in these subdivisions wishing to donate can call Deb at 810-635-8394 for a pickup. Led by Troop Leaders Bonnie Genovisi, Deborah Pirker-Fruehauf and Judee Letavis, the Cadette Troop aims to help out the community’s displaced animals. — Natalie Blythe