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A few of the people who helped pack "Love Baskets" full of holiday meals for needy Roberts area residents hold up one of the "Love Baskets" prior to its delivery on Dec. 22. Pictured (from left) are Ron Duffe, Karen Benysek and Lynn Steglich.

Love Baskets delivered in Roberts

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About 50 people came to the Roberts Park Building at 8 a.m. Dec. 22 to help pack and distribute "Love Baskets," or boxes full of enough food to make a Christmas meal for needy families in the Roberts area this Christmas.


"The Lions Club helps those that need help," said Karen Benysek, Roberts Lions first director. "Some people need a little extra help, especially during the holidays. That's what we do is we get together and we deliver them a meal so they don't feel so depressed."

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Gretta Stark
Gretta Stark has been a reporter for the River Falls Journal since July of 2013. She previously worked as a reporter for the New Richmond News from June 2012 to July 2013. She holds a BA in Print and Electronic Media from Wartburg College.
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