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For the week of December 27, 2006

Presents for Washburne Court ...

Washburne Court
In the spirit of giving - not just receiving - gifts,
the third grades from Paynesville Area Elementary School
presented each of the 23 residents of Washburne Court,
an assisted-living facility, with a Christmas gift on Friday.
Above, Lucille Hummel gratefully accepted her present
from Jenna Remmele (far left) and Tess Mergen.
Instead of doing a gift exchange among themselves,
the third graders pooled their money and bought gifts
for the residents. They also sang Christmas carols
at Washburne Court to spread some holiday cheer.

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