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Marion Kroger employees cleaning up community

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WILLIAMSON CO. -- Employees from the Marion Kroger are taking steps to clean up the community.

They hit the streets at the Town and Country Shopping Center Tuesday, picking up trash for about an hour.

They say the trash pickup event couldn't have come at a better time, because of the thousands of people in town for the eclipse who left  litter behind.

"You know, we have a lot of people that come to our stores and we want to make them feel, you know, as part of our family as possible, so what better way than coming out and helping out," said Marion Kroger employee Paul Buchanan. 

Marion Kroger employees also plan food drives and school supply giveaways in the weeks ahead.

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