Donations sought for female troops

DOWNEY - With Memorial Day this Monday, Soroptimist International of Downey has adopted an additional 18 overseas female troops to support.Soroptimist is a supporter of Ladies of Liberty, a program that focuses on the needs of deployed female servicemembers. The club adopted 16 troops last year and 14 recently returned home. The club is accepting donation items for care packages, including travel size toiletries and snacks such as cookies, crackers, protein bars, Crystal Light, chips, candy, etc. Collection bins are at Bob's Big Boy, the Downey YMCA and at Saywell Florist. For more information, call Lindey Louder at (310) 415-9406 or Mia Vasquez at (562) 806-3217.

********** Published: May 24, 2012 - Volume 11 - Issue 06