Dentist offers Operation Giveback for candy

A Columbus dentist is offering children a way to get rid of excess Halloween candy and help soldiers in the process.

Dr. Mark A. Barr is conducting Operation Giveback from 3 to 5 p.m. Tuesday at his office, 2121 Doctors Park Drive. Children may drop off candy in exchange for $1 per pound, up to 5 pounds, or a toy. The candy will be shipped to soldiers overseas.

The idea behind the project is to show parents that children don’t need as much candy and is a service project to help soldiers.

Information: 812-372-5101