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Tuesday, July 17, 2012 1:35 PM

Sarah’s Busy Hands Daycare took on a project of love this past Fourth of July. Sarah heard from a former WICHS classmate, Army SFC Joel Olson, that many of the service personnel in his unit stationed in Afghanistan were not receiving care packages from home. Sarah, whose family has generations of military service, found this as a great opportunity to serve.  She posted the need for items at her daycare. The families responded with amazing generosity. The children also made dozens of signs to include in the care packages.  Two packages are being sent. One to answer the call for assistance to SFC Olson, who will distribute the items among members of his unit. Another package is being sent to a U.S. Navy Seal, Chaptan Kosman, Sarah’s cousin and a Phelps, Wis., native also deployed to Afghanistan. Special thanks also to Melissa Passamani, who assisted with this project, and Rachel Hagen, who donated money to cover the postage for these packages. Pictured, from left, are Lauren Shamion, Logan McCord, Haleigh LaMay and Carson Aldegarie. (McCord photo)