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August 3rd, 2019
Eight times a year, Adopt A Soldier-
Donations and sales at he fundraiser help offset the cost of additional requested items and the huge shipping costs. Shipping for each of the care packages costs the group about $20 to send via the U.S. Postal Service. The cost of all the donated items is covered by local supporters and national and local companies like Hershey's, Smarties, Jelly Belly, Wienke's Market, Old Bolts Car Club, Albanese Confections, Old Wisconsin, sports groups, and many more.
Founding member Nancy Hutchinson began the group in 2008 for a young man who was a student at Sevastopol High School and had joined the Marines. Matt Olson was friend with one of Nancy's sons and like a third son to the family. They wanted him to know how much they loved him and appreciated all that he was doing for not only our community but for our country. They began sending him regular "care packages" of wished-
Adopt A Soldier-
For more information, see their Facebook page (AdoptASoldierDoorCounty)
The fundraiser day's events start at 7:00 a.m. with breakfast at the Sturgeon Bay Fire Department on Nebraska St. This is an AYCE (All You Can Eat) meal including pancakes with butter and maple syrup, Seaquist Orchard cherries, eggs, Bley's homemade sausage, fresh fruit, orange juice, and milk, all served with a bottomless cup of coffee or water. Breakfast will be served until 11:00 a.m., and costs just $8 per person ages 5 and up.
For those looking for good music, the day starts off early with locals Cristy Christensen and John Iverson (Walking Each Other Home) playing and singing long-
At 9:30 a.m. sharp, local vocalist Sara Lautenbach returns again to lead the singing of the National Anthem. Then the American Flag will be posted by members of Weber-
here will also be opportunities to fund pre-