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Assistance League celebrates 60 years of volunteer service

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Pictured, standing, left to right, are Assistance League officers: Thrift Shop Chair Gynn Langford, Education Chair Mary Kay Speir-Howell, Assisteens Coordinator Cathy Lilley, Recording Secretary Susan Griffin, Corresponding Secretary Joan Boue’, Treasurer Annette Murphy, Resource Development Chair Sandra Weikel, Membership Chair Gail Brinson, VP Philanthropic Programs Leanne Bratland, and President-Elect Andrea Moore. Seated: Property Chair Cindy Prince, Operation School Bell Chair Judy Hobson, Strategic Planning Chair Patty Evans, President Kay Jones, and Marketing Communications Chair Jean Maley. (Submitted Photo)

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Assistance League of Chaves County celebrated the completion of its 60th year on May 14 at the chapter house at 2601 Aspen.

Highlights included installation of 15 officers for 2021-22, presentation of scholarships to seven high school senior recipients, and the announcement that, even during this year of hybrid classes, its signature Operation School Bell program was able to provide new clothing, hygiene kits and books for nearly 200 K-8 children referred by area school personnel.

Funding for this and other programs comes from membership dues, the Assistance League Thrift Shop at 100 N. Union Ave., and donors.

For more information about Assistance League programs and membership, call 575-622-5255 or visit www.assistanceleague.org/chaves-county/.

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