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Mitchell Foster, eighth grade, Gavin Manske, seventh grade, and Will Piletich, fourth grade, -- members of the Boy Scout Troop 144 in Somerset -- helped carry out frozen turkeys and gift bags for those people attending the Grace Place Christmas party on Dec. 19.

Volunteers help make Christmas more merry for families in need

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The Grace Place/Salvation Army annual Christmas party was Sunday, Dec. 19. at the Somerset Middle School.

More than 305 families in need attended the party -- a total of 1,280 individuals.


According to Lori Scheder, shelter manager for Grace Place, more than 100 volunteers worked the party and 60 volunteers helped with preparations.

Attendees received a bag of wrapped presents, a gift card to Family Fresh Market and a frozen turkey.

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