The Knights of Columbus Annual Tootsie Roll Drive will be Oct. 7, 8 and 9. Members of the Newton Knights of Columbus will be in front of stores handing out specially marked Tootsie Rolls and accepting donations for people with intellectual disabilities. 

Recipients of funds this year will be the Harvey County Special Olympics group known as the "Wildcats," Trinity Heights Respite Care and a special education group called "Circle of Friends."

Look for gentlemen in red and gold aprons. Donations may also be sent to the local Knights of Columbus Council. Make checks payable to KofC Tootsie Roll Program, and mail to Tootsie Roll Chairman, 401 S.W. Sixth, Newton, KS, 67114.