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December 22, 2012

TUCKER: Winter weather blues

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Tonawanda News — “I wanted to take a moment and thank you for the amazing PR, as the yarn continues to flow in daily here at the DeGraff gift shop. This year the ladies have donated 64 lap robes, blankets and shoulder wraps to Niagara County Hospice. The volunteers make slippers sold at the gift shop and Mrs. Rogers makes the smallest hats, booties and blankets for the babies at Woman and Children’s Hospital,” MaryBeth said.

“I just can not say enough about the volunteers at DeGraff, the kind, compassionate folks that come to our hospital everyday to help us, the staff and patients, expecting not a thing in return. These yarn projects, whether knit or crochet, give the ladies a purpose, something they can do from their home to help out our community hospital,” she added.

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On this cheerful note, a Merry Christmas to all.

Contact community editor Barbara Tucker at 693-1000, ext. 4110 or email barbara.tucker@tonawanda-news.com

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