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Local Links chapter donates gifts to children

Monday, January 21, 2013


The Links Inc., Youngstown Chapter, met for its 11th annual Christmas gift gathering luncheon in December at Holiday Inn South. Guests took gifts for children at the Rescue Mission of Mahoning Valley and Beatitude House. A $500 donation also was presented to the Needle’s Eye. Anne Cobbin, event committee chairwoman, was assisted by committee members Sarah Brown-Clark, Juanita Davis and Marge Staples. More than 200 guests attended and a fur show was presented by Weiss Furs. Youngstown Chapter President Krishmu Shipmon welcomed guests and made the presentations. From left are Staples, Brown-Clark, Shipmon, Rescue Mission executive director Jim Echmet, Jan Beachum, Cobbin, Davis, Joan Boyd, Wanda Smith, Anita Bryant-Russell and Juanita Williams.