VFW members make donation to Cheer Club

From left, Charles Hawes, former post commander for the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6 in Marquette, Jerry Murphy, current post commander for VFW Post 6, and Jack Roberts, a former post commander for VFW Post 6, smile after they drop off donations for The Mining Journal’s Cheer Club on Friday morning. The Cheer Club, which kicked off on Friday, collects unwrapped toys and gifts to be donated to local children and families in need during the holiday season. Gifts can be dropped off at The Mining Journal’s office; Range Bank locations in Marquette, Harvey and Negaunee; Thomson & Metivier PC; Gwinn Ace Hardware; Salvation Army’s locations in Marquette and Ishpeming; and the St. Vincent de Paul Thrift Store. Gifts are distributed to local families through St. Vincent de Paul and The Salvation Army of Marquette County. (Journal photo by Cecilia Brown)


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