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Bad Boy Mowers to hold hurricane disaster relief drive tomorrow at Batesville Community Center parking lot

Bad Boy Mowers is hosting a disaster relief drive tomorrow for victims of the recent Florida hurricane. The event, which was originally scheduled to be held at the Independence Square shopping center (home of Harbor Freight and JCPenney) on St. Louis Street, has been moved to the gymnasium parking lot at the Batesville Community Center, 1420 20th St., in Batesville.

Trucks for the Batesville-based mower company will begin to be loaded with donated items beginning around 8 a.m. Tuesday. Items that are needed include bottled water; cleaning supplies (particularly bleach); canned goods (and can openers); non-perishable foods; hand sanitizer; shovels and other tools; utility knives; leather work gloves; paper towels; toilet tissue (and other paper products); diapers; baby items; first aid supplies; personal hygiene items; and new underwear, socks, blanks and pillows. No clothing or used furniture will be accepted at this time. However, cash will also be accepted to be used to purchase $25 gift cards to be distributed for people to buy medicine, according to a post on Bad Boy Mowers’ Facebook page.

Bad Boy disaster relief.jpgWorkers help load Bad Boy Mowers trucks at a previous disaster relief held by the mower company. / Image via Bad Boy Mowers Facebook page

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