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WNCC-Sidney students donate blankets


For The Sun-Telegraph

Students from WNCC-Sidney donated blankets to residents at Golden Living Center. Pictured front row, from left, are GLC residents Barbara Nettles, Marie Humphrey, Dorothy Mitchell. Pictured, back row, from left, are WNCC-Sidney students Cassidy Buckius, Bryant Dagg, Brooklynn Skjoldal, Rose Nelson and Jamie Lines.

Students at the Western Nebraska Community College-Sidney Campus recently donated blankets to long term care facilities in the area, which included living centers and nursing homes.

Five years ago, WNCC-Sidney Campus personnel decided they wanted to give back to its service area, according to campus director Paula Abbott.

"We decided to create something together and then donate the items to the communities we serve," she said. "WNCC purchases the fleece blanket kits, Shirt Tales of Sidney embroiders our logo, and then students, staff and faculty help cut and tie the blankets. Once that is c...

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