The City of Gretna and Jefferson Parish are conducting a clothing drive for residents of Jean Lafitte, Barataria, and Crown Point. The public is asked to donate to this worthy cause.

Donations will be accepted beginning Wednesday, September 17, 2008 at 9 a.m. and through Saturday, September 20, 2008 at 5 p.m. Donations can be brought to the American Legion Hall, Post 64 (located at Mel Ott Park), 2301 Belle Chasse Highway in Gretna.

Please note:

* Children's tennis shoes would be greatly appreciated.

* It is requested that clothing be placed on hangers (or provide hangers).

For more information, please call (504) 400-3909.