Student club passes out blankets

DOWNEY - The Christian Service Club, a group of students in grades 3-8 at Our Lady of Perpetual Help School, held bake sales and were able to purchase more than 100 throw blankets to distribute last Christmas.Students gave the blankets to residents of the Country Inn assisted-living center in Downey, whom they visit on a monthly basis. After singing Christmas carols and passing out cookies and juice, students handed out the blankets. "All of the residents who participated were happy and genuinely appreciative," club members said. "A very special thank you to all of the wonderful residents of the Country Inn."

********** Published: January 19, 2012 - Volume 10 - Issue 40