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Save Your Teeth, Help the Troops at Post-Halloween Event Monday

by Karen Goff October 28, 2015 at 12:00 pm 2 Comments

Dr. Tisseron't Candy Butback netted more than a half-ton of candy/Photo courtesy of Astrid TisserontIf you are facing a Halloween candy overload next week, here is a way to unload some, give back, have some fun and even earn a little money.

Reston orthodontist Stephan Tisseront is holding his annual Halloween Candy Buy-Back event on Monday from 12 to 4 p.m.

If you bring leftover candy to the event, $1 per pound will be donated to Children’s National Medical Center; $1 per pound will be given back to the candy donor; and all candy will be sent to U.S. military troops overseas.

This is the 10th annual post Halloween candy buy-back at Dr. Tisseront’s office.

Since Monday is a school holiday, there will also be carnival like fun for all ages, including Hot Apple Cider, Temporary Tattoos, Balloons, and a raffle for prize at 3:45 p.m.

Tisseront Orthodontics is located at 11720 Plaza America Dr. The event will be outside, in the plaza in front of the office.

Previous Tisseront Candy Buy-Back/ Reston Now file photo

  • bh

    Help me get this…buy candy, hand out to kids. Drive to office party where kids sell back candy and $ goes to charity and candy to service members….for ten years? Let’s find a better way so everyone wins. The office, the charity, service members’ health and kids are entertained (Sans tattoos).

    • LesAnn620

      Funny. I hadn’t considered the silliness of the entire thing in that way. Mostly when I see these in my head I’m thinking, “Save your teeth! Ruin someone else’s by giving your candy to them!”

      Though I suppose it is a good way to unload all the candy your kid isn’t going to eat anyway. (Necco wafers, Smarties and the like — I’m talkin’ to you.)

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