Rochelle News-Leader | Children’s shopping trip successful thanks to community

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Dear Editor,
The Rochelle Community Action Network would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to the Rochelle community for their continued loyalty in supporting the CAN Children’s Christmas Shopping Trip.
This year, because of the generosity of local individuals, civic groups, businesses and community groups, we were able to provide a $75 gift card for approximately 175 Rochelle children. Along with our donated used coats, again this year we were able to buy new coats through Operation Warm Coats.
Again, this year, we celebrated the season by providing a spaghetti dinner and a fresh salad with LOCAL produce. Thank you to Alfano’s Pizza and MightyVine for the donations that created a healthy family dinner. The Hub City Cruisers also provided toys to be handed out at the event.
Again, this year, the Lee-Ogle Transportation System provided a fun and safe shuttle service for our children and the adult…

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