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Canned food drive to benefit Ashland's River Cities Harvest

Dec. 19, 2012 @ 12:00 AM

ASHLAND -- The Ashland, Boyd County, Catlettsburg office of Emergency Management is sponsoring a can food drive to assist River Cities Harvest in Ashland, according to Brent E. Webster.

Boyd County Emergency Medical Services and county fire departments in the county also are participating in the food drive, said Webster, director of the emergency management office.

The food drive will begin Thursday and run through Jan. 2, Webster said.

The volunteer fire departments will have a covered receptacle available during the daytime hours, according to a news release.

Canned foods can be dropped off at three locations at the Ashland Fire Department, the main station on Carter Avenue and at the 29th Street and Winchester Avenue stations.

Other drop-off locations include:

Westwood Volunteer Fire Department, 2039 Main St., Ashland.

Summit-Ironville Volunteer Fire Department, 252 Ohio 716, Summit.

England Hill Volunteer Fire Department, 10220 Mayo Trail, Catlettsburg.

Catlettsburg Volunteer Fire Department, 2600 Broadway St., Catlettsburg.

Big Sandy Volunteer Fire Department, 29019 Mayo Trail, Catlettsburg.

East Fork Volunteer Fire Department, 19600 Kentucky 3, Rush.

Boyd County Emergency Medical Services ambulance station at 2758 Greenup Ave., Ashland.