There will be a toy /food drive at the Andover Dillons Marketplace, 225 E. Cloud Ave., on Thursday, Sept. 29.
On Saturday, Oct. 1, Butler County A.B.A.T.E. will be holding its annual Toy Run.
This year’s Toy Run will meet at the 4-H Building in El Dorado at 10 a.m. and leave at 11 a.m., proceeding to Augusta, Douglass, Rose Hill, Andover, and Benton, then back to the 4-H Building in El Dorado where lunch will be available. Door prizes will be given away and toys collected.
A.B.A.T.E. is a national motorcycle organization lobbying for highway safety and operators rights; they also provide public awareness programs for motorcycle enthusiasts. They work with other organizations like the Christian Motorcycle Association to make the community a better and safer place to live.
This organization works each year with the Salvation Army and other organizations to provide toys and food for underprivileged children at Christmas time.
All proceeds stay in Butler County. For more information, call (316) 320-0333 or (316) 321-2262.