Palm Meadows Village on Hilton Head Island is collecting items for care packages to send to troops overseas for Thanksgiving. The assisted living community has adopted a platoon of Marines serving in Afghanistan and is sending shoebox care packages. There will be a care package preparation event at 6:30 p.m. Friday at Palm Meadows, 80 Main St. Some requested items include pocket tissues, baby wipes, batteries, travel-size toiletries, gel insoles, magazines, books, DVDs, socks, lip balm, mints, gum, pretzels and candy.
Details: Erika Pyle, 843-689-9143