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ALA 125 holds workshop

Published: Monday, March 10, 2014 1:17 p.m. CDT • Updated: Monday, March 10, 2014 1:20 p.m. CDT
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American Legion Woman's Auxiliary Unit 125 members (front row, from left) Eleanor Sapp, Clara Pease, Jan Wedding, Judy Nelson, Lillian Johnson and Agnes Dunn; and (back row) Carol Allicks and Mariele Fisher are pictured with bags they filled for area veterans during a recent workshop. Absent from the photo was Fran Lewis.

PRINCETON — Members of American Legion Woman’s Auxiliary Unit 125 of Princeton gathered Feb. 12 at the post home to conduct their monthly veterans workshop.

Thirty-two Valentine-themed bags were filled with fresh fruit, snack cakes, special diet treats, chips, candies, homemade cookies and conversations hearts. A special-made Valentine card was also included in the bags, created by Kristi Barajas, granddaughter of Clara Pease, VA&R chairman.

The Auxiliary members conduct the monthly workshops as a way of saying “thank you” to the veterans for their service and protecting our freedoms. The Unit serves veterans in four nursing homes in the community.

VA&R (veterans) information can be had by calling Clara Pease at 815-872-0430. Membership information is available by calling Carol Allicks at 815-872-7891 in the evening. All monetary donations for the Auxiliary work can be mailed to Clara Pease, 321 Briar Lane, Princeton, IL 61356; or to ALA 125, 1549 W. Peru St., Princeton, IL 61356, Attn: Veterans.

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