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Tag: Operation Gratitude

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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Halloween Candy Buy Back: Treats for Troops

I have been busy planning the second annual Halloween Candy Buy Back for Omaha Emergency Dental. This year’s event is scheduled for 3:30 to 6 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 1 at Omaha Emergency Dental’s office on 84th & Center streets.

We will be buying candy back from trick-or-treaters for $1 a pound, up to 5 pounds of candy. We’ll also give everyone a free toothbrush.

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Halloween candy buy back to send treats to the troops

If you and your kids get overwhelmed with candy on Halloween, here’s a great trick: take your treats to Omaha Emergency Dental the day after Halloween.

Michael Obeng, DDS, is buying back prepackaged, unopened candy for $1 per pound, up to 5 pounds per person. Kids will also receive a toothbrush in exchange for their candy.

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