The Atlantic County Utilities Authority will kick off its 27th annual food drive Dec. 4, but an ACUA collection team headed up by Juleo Rodriquez and Charles Browngot an early start and organized a turkey drive among their co-workers.

They collected 124 turkeys and delivered them Friday to the Community FoodBank of New Jersey, Southern Branch, in Egg Harbor Township. The turkey drive was started last year by Rodriquez.

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