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Nonprofit seeks volunteers to help sew holiday stockings for overseas military members

Patrick Varine
| Tuesday, June 26, 2018, 12:36 p.m.
A portion of the large group of volunteers sewing holiday stockings for the non-profit organization Military Connections are seen on Thursday, Aug. 18, 2016 at Murrysville Alliance Church in Murrysville. This year's sewing day will be July 23, 2018.
Ken Reabe Jr. | For The Tribune-Review
A portion of the large group of volunteers sewing holiday stockings for the non-profit organization Military Connections are seen on Thursday, Aug. 18, 2016 at Murrysville Alliance Church in Murrysville. This year's sewing day will be July 23, 2018.

Nonprofit group Military Connections is seeking volunteers as its members gear up for their annual sewing day, creating stockings that will be stuffed and shipped to military men and women stationed overseas at Christmas time.

Military Connections and members of the American Sewing Guild will be at Murrysville Alliance Church from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Aug. 23, to create stockings from kits cut out by guild members this spring.

Volunteers are asked to bring a sewing machine in good working order, along with an extension cord and basic sewing supplies.

To RSVP, email Rusty Frankoski at rfrankoski1@comcast.net .

For more on Military Connections, see MilitaryConnections.org .

CORRECTION (7/7/18): An earlier version of this story used the incorrect date. The correct date is Aug. 23.

Patrick Varine is a Tribune-Review staff writer. Reach him at 724-850-2862, pvarine@tribweb.com or via Twitter @MurrysvilleStar.

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