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65th Christmas Basket Project underway

The Dunlap Lions Club, Sequatchie County Rescue Squad, and community volunteers are preparing for deliveries to county families on December 24. This year marks the 65th year for the local project.

Volunteers will be accepting donations at Walgreens and the Sequatchie County-Dunlap Chamber of Commerce December 17, 18, and 24, organizers announced.

For more see the November 18 issue of The Dunlap Tribune.

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  1. Mike Walker on November 18, 2021 at 9:28 pm

    Since I’m 3 years older than the Dunlap Lions Club’s Christmas Basket program, I can remember them at the red light in town. Raymond King would set-up his PA system early on Saturday mornings in December. Wayne Reynolds would announce what they were doing, and other members would stand in the intersection with buckets and collect donations. They would play Christmas songs all day, and Wayne would call-out people and tell them they needed to contribute! Rain, snow, cold, it didn’t matter – they were always there!!! So many Families have been helped in the past 64 years. The roadblocks stopped a few years ago, but wouldn’t it be great to hear the Christmas music, folks collecting donations to help others, and maybe someone calling-out folks to donate to help others in our Community! Before I was a teenager, I would go with my Daddy to the Rescue Squad and help pack boxes to be delivered. We NEED those days again, because so many are hurting here and need just a little bit of help!!! Find a “Lion” and contribute!!! “What we do for ourselves dies with us. What we do for others in the world remains, and is immortal.” God Bless you, and “Merry Christmas!”

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