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Austa Harmer, Mickey Sayers and Marge Slavicek work on lap robes during a recent session at Rambling River Center. Last year the group made 98 of the quilts for veteran's homes and nursing homes.

Rambling River Center sewing group gathers to do good

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Their fingers aren't as quick as they used to be, and they have a little more trouble threading a needle, but there's little question the members of Rambling River Center's lap robe group still have their hearts in the right place.


For four or five years now, the group has gathered monthly to make lap robes for veteran's home and for nursing home residents. Last year alone they made 98 of the blankets, which are intended for people in wheelchairs.

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