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From left, owner Mark Hockert, ARC Northland and North Star Executive Director Dan Williams and Red Cross volunteer Ken Vertin.

Area churches, drycleaners collect blankets for the needy

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Over 150 needy people will be warmer this winter.

Some caring ladies from the Menahga Assembly of God and Our Saviour's Lutheran Church teamed up with Hockert's Cleaners to collect blankets to the American Red Cross and Caring and Sharing Hands.


Mark Hockert, owner of Hockert's Cleaners, handed over the blankets Dec. 27 to Dan Williams, Executive Director of the Northland and North Star Chapters of the American Red Cross and Ken Vertin, an American Red Cross volunteer.

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