Snacks for troops to be collected Wednesday at Intrust Bank Arena

WICHITA — Two volunteer organizations will collect snack items for U.S. troops Wednesday in the north parking lot at the Intrust Bank Arena, 500 E. Waterman.

The Kansas chapter of the AT&T Pioneers, a volunteer group made up of company employees and retirees, will join forces with the United Service Organization to hold "Operation: Serve Our Troops" from 6:30 to 9:30 a.m. and from 4 to 7 p.m.

Snacks donated should be individually wrapped. Recommended snacks include cheese or peanut butter crackers, cookies, chips, fruit snacks, snack cakes, granola bars, trail mix and large cans of coffee, tea and lemonade.