For the 11th year, Northshore Kiwanis will have its annual Thanksgiving Food Drive on Saturday, Nov. 22, and Sunday, Nov. 23. Club members will collect non-perishable food items from 9:45 a.m. until 4 p.m. in front of the Winn-Dixie located at 70431 Highway 21 in Covington.

The club will donate the goods received to the Covington Food Bank and the Samaritan Center in Mandeville.

Food items particularly needed at this time include oatmeal and other hot and cold cereals, canned meat, tuna, beans, tomato sauces and assorted vegetables, one-pound packages of beans and rice, pasta, and peanut butter and jelly.

Last year Northshore Kiwanis collected over 1,400 items.

For information, call (985) 898-3110.

The Northshore Kiwanis meet each Thursday at 7:15 a.m. at New Covenant Presbyterian Church in Mandeville. Visitors are welcome. For information, call Doug Ferrer at (985) 640-7260 or visit