Dear Janet, Rotary Newton is running a food pantry drive from January 10 to January 17 in conjunction with the City’s Martin Luther King, Jr Day celebration.  Collection boxes will be located at all Village Bank locations, the Scandinavian Living CenterNewton City Hall, and Newton Police Headquarters. Your support is SO important and appreciated!  Here are the items being requested:Canned white tuna in waterBreakfast Cereal (kid friendly, name brands preferred)Jam or Jelly (plastic bottles preferred)Hearty Soups (meat, beans, veggies)Toothpaste (full size tubes)Body Lotion (12-16 oz.)

Please check expiration dates carefully and do not donate expired items. Thank you in advance!MLK Virtual Celebration Monday, January 17th at 9:30am: Be sure to join in this wonderful event.  It is always beautiful and moving. Program theme is inspired by MLK Jr’s. final work “Where Do We Go From Here: Community or Chaos”.Click HERE to register (required).This is a community book read. Here is a Guided Study  Copies are available at the Newton Free Library or please support Newtonville Books. Susan Peghiny, Newton Rotary President