Candy Buy Back a sweet success

By Carrie Moore

With four totes full of candy — and another tote filled with personal items — this year’s Candy Buy Back is easily a record. Nearly 150 pounds of candy was donated to local troops, which will be sent by the Custer VFW Post 3442 in the coming weeks. In addition to the candy, personal items and letters from home will also be sent in the care packages. From left are Norma Horkey and Rose Smith of Custer State Farm, Ed Sedlezky of the Custer VFW, Steve Engelbrecht, owner of Custer State Farm, Rob Shay of Custer VFW and Sara Barrick of Custer State Farm.
For the second year in a row, Custer State Farm’s Candy Buy Back has proven just how sweet it is to give to others. “The community response has been great,” said Norma Horkey of State Farm. “Everyone we talked to thought this was a great thing.” During the inaugural Candy Buy Back last year, nearly […]