The American Legion Post 254 "Gifts for Kids" -- formerly "Toys for Tots" -- holiday gift drive for Johnstown and Northridge area youths is underway.

The American Legion Post 254 "Gifts for Kids" -- formerly "Toys for Tots" -- holiday gift drive for Johnstown and Northridge area youths is underway.

Donations of new toys, clothing, or games can be placed in any of the "Gifts For Kids" collection boxes located in Johnstown, Croton or Alexandria churches, libraries and businesses.

Last day for placement of gifts in these collection boxes is Dec. 14.

As part of his Eagle Scout Project, Nick Hubbell, a member of Boy Scout Troop 20 ,is working with the Legion Post to organize and assist with the gift drive.

Additional information can be obtained by calling Hubbell at 740-817-0345.

Distribution of the gifts is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Dec. 15 at the American Legion Hall, 180 W. Maple St. in Johnstown.

Registration begins at 6 p.m. and is limited to one member per family. For registration information call Rick Petersen, commander of Post 254, at 740-901-1245.