Backus American Legion Auxiliary sends care packages to troops

Annual program provides socks, hygiene products, treats and entertainment

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Backus American Legion Auxiliary members AJ Tuchtenhagen, Lynne Gagnon, Jean Dawson, Judy Johnston, Deb Geary and Deb Winn helped organize, pack and send care packages to military personell from the area the first week of December 2022.
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BACKUS — The Backus American Legion Auxiliary sent care package boxes to military personnel from the area who are currently serving.

This annual program ensures troops are not forgotten during the holidays.

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The boxes included socks, a toothbrush and toothpaste, candy, cookies, chapstick, popcorn, cocoa and a crossword or sudoku book.

The boxes also contained a letter written by a student at Foothills Christian Academy in Backus.

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