There's a great way for parents to get pounds of candy out of the house while the kids get some money and support a good cause!
Area dentists and orthodontists have put a bounty on candy. They will be participating in the "Halloween Candy BuyBack" and will be "Buying" back Halloween candy from neighborhood kids, then it will be sent to troops overseas! A great way to brighten the day of an American Hero!
Thomas Dental and Eye Care
Thomas Dental and Eye Care in Owasso will be "Buying" back Halloween candy on November 1 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. They will be paying $1 per pound up to 7 pounds of candy.
12406 E. 86th St. North
Owasso, OK 74055
Mint Dental in Tulsa will be buying back Halloween candy on Thursday, November 1 from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. and on Friday, November 2 from 8 a.m. until 12 p.m. Mint Dental will be paying $1 per pound of candy up to 5 pounds.
1314 E. 35th Place
Tulsa, OK 74105
Cherry St. Cosmetics
Dr. Keith Montgomery will be participating in the Buyback as well. On November 1 from 3-5 p.m., receive $1 per pound of candy and a goody bag. All of the candy received will be sent to our troops serving in Afghanistan through Operation Gratitude.
2105 E. 15th St.
Will purchase any candy brought in between Tuesday, October 30 and Thursday, November 8 at a $1 per pound up to 10 pounds. Vroome will match the money paid out for treat and make a donation to the Community Food Bank of Eastern Oklahoma. The candy collected will be donated to Blue Star Mothers of Tulsa and sent to soldiers who will pass it out to children overseas.
2117 S. Atlanta Place
Tulsa, OK 74114
Thursday, November 1 from 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
Monday, November 5 from 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Wednesday, November 7 from 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Thursday, November 8 from 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
*Closed from 12-1 p.m. daily for lunch
2421 S. York St.
Muskogee, OK 74403
Tuesday, October 30 from 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Tuesday, November 6 from 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
*Closed from 12-1:30 p.m. for lunch daily
Berkshire Dental Group will be buying back candy from children on November 1, 2 and 5 from 2:00-4:00 p.m. to promote dental health and help prevent childhood tooth decay. Berkshire will be paying $1 per pound of candy with no limit on pounds.
8701 S. Garnett
Broken Arrow, OK 74012
For the candy they're just begging to eat, A I Advance Imaging of Tulsa will X -ray those treats for free.
Just go to 6757 S. Yale Thursday, November 1 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.
Here are more safety tips for parents about treats from A I Advance Imaging of Tulsa:
If you know of a dentist, orthodontist or other business who is buying back, tell us below in our comments section or on Facebook.
Copyright 2012 Scripps Media, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.
Three members of a Michigan city council have abstained from voting on a measure that would have prevented them from abstaining on future votes.
Also in the headlines
Four of the victims who perished in Monday's tornado in Moore will be laid to rest today.