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Crosslake Church collecting items for troops

Crosslake Lutheran Church will collect items for Stockings for Troops to send to troops serving in combat zones around the world who will be away from their families during the holidays.

The church seeks contributions of the following items by Nov. 10: Christmas stockings, Christmas CDs, DVDs, hand warmers, hot chocolate packets, socks, small ornaments, Christmas card and message and inspirational books.

Also sought are travel-size toiletries like toothpaste, chapstick, deodorant, body wash, foot powder, tampons and lipstick; individual snacks like nuts, trail mix, slim jims, rice krispy treats and granola bars (not chocolate); and $3-$5 for postage for each stocking.

Drop off items at Crosslake Lutheran Church, 35960 County Road 66, Crosslake.

For more information, call 218-692-3682.

Denton (Denny) Newman Jr.
I've worked at the Brainerd Dispatch with various duties since Dec. 7, 1983. Starting off as an Ad Designer and currently Director of Audience Development. The Dispatch has been an interesting and challenging place to work. I'm fortunate to have made many friends, both co-workers and customers.
(218) 855-5889