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Halloween Candy Buy Back

Offutt focus takes Halloween Candy Buy Back to new heights

Catena Creations once again managed the Halloween Candy Buy Back for Emergency Dental Care USA. For the third annual event, this year we partnered with Offutt Air Force Base to collect treats for two units stationed in southwest Asia.

Cash for candyThe partnership took the event’s success to new heights. We collected 177 pounds of candy on Nov. 1, the day of the event. But we were far from finished.

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Treats for Offutt troops at 3rd candy buy back

A gift from Operation Gratitude
A gift from Operation Gratitude

Once again I’m preparing for the Halloween Candy Buy Back at Emergency Dental Care USA on 84th & Center. But this year we have a new twist: we’re partnering with Offutt Air Force Base to send our candy directly to Offutt troops. Our candy will be sent via Operation Gratitude to:

  • The 763rd Expeditionary Reconnaissance Squadron
  • The 763rd Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Unit

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Sweet success for 2011 Halloween Candy Buy Back

Emergency Dental Omaha Halloween Candy Buy Back 2011
A happy customer from Emergency Dental Omaha’s Halloween Candy Buy Back 2011

Catena Creations helped to coordinate another successful Halloween Candy Buy Back this year at Omaha Emergency Dental. We collected 124 pounds of candy to be sent to our soldiers overseas by Operation Gratitude.

We bought back 88 pounds of candy from kids, and gave them free toothbrushes. The rest was donated by adults who wanted to give their leftover Halloween candy to the troops for a treat.

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