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Locals team up to send boxes to troops

Packages sent to troops.Albion VFW Auxiliary members, Dr. Rich Heidemann, Valero and Cargill teamed up on Monday to get care packages filled and sent to area troops overseas on Monday. A few of the boxes contained 85 pounds of candy that Dr. Rich Heidemann had received during his 2009 Halloween candy buy-back. The other boxes contained candy, cookies, other snacks, cameras, batteries and toiletries. A total of 12 boxes were sent to troops. Cargill paid the shipping on the boxes and Valero purchased many of the items that went into the boxes.

Details in the Dec. 2 Albion News Print Edition.