Optics 1, Vectronix support troops

Optics 1 and Vectronix Inc., in conjunction with Operation Care for Troops, are reaching out to the community for donations to support our troops during the coming holiday season.

They are in need of the following: white athletic socks, toothbrushes, dental floss and small to medium tubes of toothpaste, small packages of beef jerky, power bars, ramen noodles – packages please, no cups – oatmeal in individual packages, hot cocoa in individual packages, tuna pouches, nuts/trail mix in individual or smaller packages, Girl Scout cookies, playing cards, thank you cards/holiday notes.

Donations can be dropped off on Saturday, Oct. 31, between the hours of 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. in our lobby at 2 Cooper Drive, Bedford. For more information, call 296-0469.

The donations will be brought to the Operation Care for Troops facility for their holiday packing event in early November and forwarded to our troops worldwide for the holiday season.