HOLLAND, MI (WHTC) - Non-perishable food and old appliances are being collected in Holland tomorrow.
Due to Tulip Time, the annual Stamp Out Hunger food drive, which normally is held on the second Saturday in May, will be done in the Tulip City tomorrow as postal carriers will collect while delivering mail. Quality items are being requested to stock food pantries of relief agencies. In addition, the Holland BPW will hold its Recycle Rewards at its Hastings Avenue center from 8 AM to 12 Noon, paying cash for unused but still working full-sized refrigerators, freezers, room air conditioners and dehumidifiers, as well accepting as donations old electronic items, working or not.
Tomorrow is also the kickoff of National Safe Boating Week in Holland and elsewhere accross the country, as law enforcement officials from various jurisdictions will be making the rounds, emphasizing things such as having sufficient life jackets on board, along with other essential tips, to make every "three hour tour" safe. According to the National Safe Boating Campaign, who is organizing this week of awareness across the country, there were 758 nautical-related fatalities reported in America last year, including 533 who drowned, and over three thousand persons were injured on the water, with 52.1 million dollars damage done in 45 hundred boating accident.