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Area organizations collect donations for flood victims

Keystone Rescue Mission Alliance, Scranton Rescue Mission, Kmart and the Girl Scouts collected donations of food and clothing for distribution to more than 250 area flood victims. The effort was organized by the Rev. Ron Weeks of the Scranton Rescue Mission, Jessica Gubitoso of Kmart and Kathy Regan and Jo Hilkert of KRMA. The trailer and transportation was donated by Bob Bolus of Bolus Truck Parts and Towing in Throop. More than 100 volunteers participated. Representatives, from left, are Michelle Sullivan, Girl Scout leader; Helen, flood victim and volunteer; Candace Campbell, Girl Scout membership associate; Cathy Grossbauer, Girl Scout leader; Natalia DeSena, volunteer; Bolus; Esther, a flood victim and volunteer; Suzanne Moore, Girl Scout Council; and Larry Hartshorn, Bolus driver.

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