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McHenry VFW fundraiser to support veteran aid

Published: Monday, May 12, 2014 11:08 p.m. CST • Updated: Monday, May 12, 2014 11:10 p.m. CST

McHENRY – Clothes, arts and crafts will be on sale as part of a fundraiser for the Ladies Auxiliary of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4600.

Organizers are still looking for vendors for the event, which will run from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 7 at the McHenry VFW Post, 3002 Route 120. The event is themed “Rejuvenate Yourself and Your Yard.”

The kitchen will be open for food purchases. Vendor items and “surprise purses” will be raffled off.

Proceeds from the fundraiser will help support charitable efforts by the Ladies Auxiliary to support veterans in nursing homes, in Veterans Affairs medical centers and in active service overseas.

To participate or for a copy of an informational flier, contact Betty Thompson at 815-276-7610 or barbk9jingo@yahoo.com.

– Northwest Herald

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