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Auxiliary Unit 125 holds Poppy Days

Published: Monday, July 15, 2013 1:35 p.m. CDT • Updated: Monday, July 15, 2013 1:36 p.m. CDT
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Bernice Burke, poppy chairman for American Legion Woman's Auxiliary Unit 125 in Princeton, offers poppies to the public for donations at Ace Hardware in Princeton.

PRINCETON — Poppy Days for American Legion Woman's Auxiliary Unit 125 was held May 25 and 26 at various Princeton businesses.

Bernice Burke was the poppy chairman. Others offering poppies for donations were Carol Allicks, Clara Pease, Mariele Fisher, Judy Nauman, Helen Rich, Lydia Foehring, Agnes Dunn, Sherry DeSalle and Lillian Johnson.

The Auxiliary raises monies for their veterans work each year by offering the red poppies to the public for donations and uses the monies realized for the workshop supplies for the veterans in the four nursing homes the unit serves each month and for those still serving overseas.

Monetary donations can still be mailed to: Bernice Burke, Poppy Chair, 2121 Crestview Drive, Princeton, IL 61356; or mail same to: ALA 125, 1549 W. Peru St., Princeton, IL 61356, Attn: Poppies

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