Nearly $1,500 added to Basket Fund total

Donations to this year’s Christmas Basket Fund grew to $3,966 with seven gifts totaling $1,470.

The fund, sponsored by American Legion Post 89 in partnership with The Tribune, Jay C Food Stores and JCB, will supply $50 Jay C gift cards to residents in need throughout the county.

New donations include: In memory of my beautician, Nita Mousa $20, from Sharon Barnett; In memory of deceased Kiwanis members $100, from Kiwanis Club, Seymour; Merry Christmas $175, from Delta Theta Tau; In memory of Bob Dirks $50, from Jane Dirks and family; In lieu of Christmas cards $100, from Patricia Bryant; In honor of our veterans, $1,000, from the Sons of the American Legion; and Merry Christmas $25, from the McMahon Family Reunion.

Donations can be left at The Tribune’s front desk, any JCB branch or American Legion Post 89. Donors can contribute anonymously and can dedicate donations to others.

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Aubrey Woods is editor of The (Seymour) Tribune. He can be reached at awoods@tribtown.com or 812-523-7051.