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By Stephanie Thompson
People Editor 

Crafts used as a way to socialize


Stephanie Thompson

Gail Heikkinen bursts out laughing as one of the other crafters makes fun of her wreath.

For some seniors at the Golden Hour Senior Center, craft time is something they do to hang out with their friends.

During one of the Lets Get Crafty classes, crafters were busy making wreaths out of pipe cleaners, various colored mesh and wire wreath frames.

"A couple years ago everybody was making them," crafter Theresa Stark said.

Volunteer Judy McClellan said she bought a whole bunch of different colored mesh, cut it in half and brought it for the seniors to use. She just lays the mesh out on one of the tables and lets the crafters decide what to make with it.

Stark said she was going to...

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