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By Stephanie Thompson
People Editor 

Quilt used to raise money for soldiers

 

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Cathy Mayberry presents Green River Eagles No. 1490 member Jim Gengler, VFW Post 2321 Post Commander Earl McDonald, VFW Post 2321 Vice Commander Jim Shoemaker and Eagle Rider president Kelvin Siler with a military-themed quilt she made. The money raised will go toward military care packages.

A quilt donation will help raise money for care packages that will be sent to soldiers serving overseas.

Jim Gengler with the Green River Eagles No. 1490 said a POW-themed quilt was donated to the Eagles, the Eagle Riders and VFW Post No. 2321.

Gengler said his sister-in-law Cathy Mayberry showed him the quilt and said she wanted to donate it, but didn't quite know how to go about doing that.

Gengler took the quilt and told her he would get the ball rolling on setting up a fundraiser effort for the troops.

"We are getting together to sell raffle tickets on the quilt," he said. "All proceeds...



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