Blue Star Mothers collect goods for the troops

The Blue Star Mothers Capital Region NY 2 held their annual Holiday Boxes for the Troops  Saturday, Nov. 4 at Colonie Center.

Suggested donations included individually wrapped crackers, mac and cheese, gum and hard candy, granola and energy bars, Pringles, fruit snacks, playing cards, sanitary wipes, lip balm, toothpaste, puzzle books, insect repellent and black socks.

There was music and dancing and other entertainment throughout the day.