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By Forrest Hershberger
Sidney Sun-Telegraph 

Potter Students Offer Soldiers 'A Cup of Joe'



Potter-Dix High School junior Mikayla Cook, left, and senior Jessica Gingrich paints details on the wooden soldier door hanger for the Community Involvement Class' "Cup of Joe for a Joe" project.

The further a person is away from home, the more important the simple things in life become, and being assigned sometimes half a world away protecting the interests of the country sometimes means a familiar cup of coffee brings back memories.

Potter-Dix High School students recently completed a project inspired by a visit to a coffee shop. Jennifer Thomas, teacher of the high school's elective Community Involvement Class, said she visited a coffee shop and came away with a program called "Cup of Joe for a Joe" where patrons could purchase a cup of coffee for servicemen and women stationed a...

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