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Cookies free to send to those in military

January 27, 2012

These Adams County Community Foundation volunteers 'bought' cookies from the Girl Scouts to be given to local military families to benefit local troops. From left are, Chris Biggs, Janet Torson, Ruth Ann Schmidt, and Sharon Wellman. (Photo provided)

    Fifty-seven Adams County Girl Scouts, Daisies, and Brownies recently visited the Adams County Community Foundation in downtown Decatur as part of the annual "Troop and a Tour . . . for the Troops" project.
    Each Girl Scout received a presentation about the historical aspects of the building and an overview of the purpose and mission of the Foundation by Executive Director Coni Mayer    
    The Foundation purchased 114 boxes of cookies, which will now be given to Adams County military members.
    Those with friends or family serving in the military may come to the Foundation office at 102 N. Second Street in Decatur for a box of cookies to send to military members as a reminder of home, Mayer said.
    Cookies will be available while supplies last.
    For more information contact the Foundation by phone, 724-3939, or email:

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