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Church donates stuffed bears to law enforcement agencies

 

Courtney Fletcher

Holy Trinity Lutheran Church in Sidney donated stuffed bears to local law enforcement and Sidney Regional Medical Center Wednesday afternoon. Pictured from left are: Joe Aikens, Ron Kissler and Jacob Noel.

Holy Trinity Lutheran Church in Sidney donated small stuffed bears to local law enforcement agencies and Sidney Regional Medical Center Wednesday morning.

The congregation donated money to purchase the bears for the "Bears to Show We Care" project.

According to Deb Aikens of the church, this is the first year the congregation has participated in the project. Sidney's police, sheriff's office and the state patrol will be able to keep the bears in their cars in order to comfort children who are put in traumatic situations.

"It's for the kids who might be put in a bad situation," said State T...



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