Some dentists will pay you to bring in candy so they can ship it to troops

What do you do with all those extra pounds of candy your kids received while Trick-or-Treating? How about give them to troops overseas?

It TMs called Operation Gratitude. Some local dentist offices are offering to pay $1 for every pound of candy people bring in to their offices. The candy will then be shipped to those serving in the U.S. military. The dentist offices are also welcoming children to write letters and draw pictures to send to the troops.

The Candy Buy-Back programs will take place at Racine and Ackley Family Dentistry in Clio from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Tuesday. Another buy-back will also take place Wednesday at Rangel Orthodontics in Clio from 3:00 p.m. " 6:00 p.m. Both offices will pay $1 for every pound of candy.