FLEX collecting food donations through Feb. 3

A group of young professionals in Venango County will collect food for Community Services of Venango County.

FLEX, or Future Leaders and Entrepreneurs Exchange, will gather food items through Feb. 3.

“This is an opportunity to assist the community beyond the typical holiday season,” said FLEX vice president Jodi Oakes.

Oakes said all non-perishable food items are needed, but especially canned vegetables.

Donations can be dropped off at the following collection points:

-City Hall, 21 Seneca St., Oil City

-Venango Area Chamber of Commerce, 41 Main St., Oil City

-Oil Region Alliance, 217 Elm St., Oil City

-The Commons at Franklin, 1340 Liberty St., Franklin

-Oil Region Realty, 1256 Liberty St., Franklin

-Oakes Chiropractic, 811 Grandview Road, Oil City

Originally published in The Derrick on December 21, 2011