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Drive set for Ohio tornado victims: Event scheduled to collect items Saturday in Ironton

A water drive is set for Saturday to help those impacted by the tornadoes that struck northwest Ohio this week.

The event will take place at Party Place, located at 206 S. Third St. in Ironton.

The venue will be giving away a Total Blow Out Party, valued at $350. Fairy Tales & Wishing Wells will also be giving away a free party.

To be entered in the drawing, participants only need to bring a case of water. Each case will grant an entry into the drawing.

Organizers will also be accepting diapers and toiletries as entries, with every two items as an entry.

The event will run from noon-6 p.m. and organizers will also walk out to cars to collect items.

All donations will be distributed by Cathryn Harbolt, an Ironton native who now lives in Dayton.

A total of eight tornadoes hit the state on Monday, with three striking near Dayton.

One person was reported killed, while 140 were injured and thousands were left without power.