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Lemont bank collecting items for soldier care packages

Published: Sunday, Oct. 13, 2013 10:31 a.m. CST

LEMONT – Marquette Bank, which has a location at 15730 W. 127th St. in Lemont, asks customers and neighbors to donate items for the bank's Adopt-a-Soldier program, according to a bank news release.

Through Saturday, Nov. 2, customers can donate nonperishable food; anti-itch and antibiotic creams; disposable razors; nasal spray; eye drops; Tums or Rolaids; AA or AAA batteries; Christmas cards and letters; crossword puzzle books; iTunes gift cards; mechanical pencils; new DVDs or CDs; playing cards and socks.

The items will be used in care packages shipped to soldiers stationed overseas. People can also nominate Chicago area soldiers to receive the care packages.

For more information, call 888-254-9500 or visit emarquettebank.com.

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