City to plant a shoe tree

Published 9:14 pm Friday, December 25, 2009

The Suffolk Department of Parks & Recreation will be collecting new and gently used shoes for area youth and teens as part of the city’s Shoe Tree 2010 effort.

The shoes will go to the Suffolk unit of the Salvation Army for distribution to those in need. Donations can be made at any of the following recreation centers:

Booker T. Washington, 204 Walnut St.

Creekside, 1000 Bennett’s Creek Park Road

East Suffolk, 138 S. 6th St.

King’s Fork, 350 Kings Fork Road

Mack Benn Jr., 1253 Nansemond Parkway

Northern Shores, 6701 Respass Beach Road

Oakland, 5505 Godwin Boulevard

For more information, call 514-7250 or 514-4500.