1. 5th. Annual Treasures for Troops!


Ionia, Kent and Montcalm Blue Star Mothers MI-188 will once again be hosting our 5th. Annual Treasures for Troops! The Village of Lakeview has four local businesses that has agreed to be drop off points for this donations drive.

Boxes to collect your donations will be placed at McKenna's Village Restaurant, Tamarack Family Dentistry, Dollar General and The Lakeview Area News. Donations will be accepted from November 6th. through November 16th. All items collected will be added to the main drive with the "Pack" taking place Sunday, November 18th. at the old H.O. Steele building. Volunteers to help are welcome!

This year's goal is to send 250 boxes. We're also raising funds for postage.The estimated postage for those 250 boxes will be approximately $4350.00. If you wish to make a donation, your check can be made out to BSMA MI-188 and mailed to IKM MI-188, PO Box 366, Lakeview, MI 48850.

If you don't know what to shop for, please check out our list. Our Troops will appreciate it!

Any questions, please call: 989-814-0650.

-- Sisters in service,

Kathy L. Barnes

Blue Star Mothers of America, Inc.

Past Department President State of Michigan 2015-2017

Proud mother of: Navy Veteran AO-2 Jay L. Yearsovich 1995-99 & Army Veteran SPC Andrew J. Barnes, Cavalry Scout 2010-2013


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