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The original item was published from 11/27/2012 4:58:49 PM to 12/28/2012 12:05:00 AM.

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Posted on: November 27, 2012

[ARCHIVED] Des Plaines Officials, Vets and Sam's Club Coordinate Holiday Baskets


City of Des Plaines Officials, members of the American Legion Post #36 and Sam’s Club worked cooperatively on a holiday basket program during Thanksgiving Week. Thanks to the generosity of Sam’s Club, several local families were the recipient of a holiday basket which included a turkey, mashed potatoes, stuffing, a cake, canned goods and more. Volunteers gathered Saturday morning, November 17, 2012, at Des Plaines Sam’s Club, 101 W. Oakton Street, to pick up the baskets for disbursement to Des Plaines’ needy. (pictured above left to right) Augie Schwiesow, American Legion Post 36, Dennis Raffaelli, Sam's Club, Fresh Manager, Bobbi Wilson, Sam’s Club, Member Service, Jim Garcia, American Legion Post 36, Junior Vice Commander, Mark Walsten, Des Plaines 6th Ward Alderman, John “Jack” Robinson, 2nd Ward Alderman, Patricia Haugeberg, 1st Ward Alderman, James Brookman, 5th Ward Alderman, Phil Campbell, American Legion Post 36, Past Commander, Ron Simon, American Legion Post 36, Adjutant, Jim Ryland, American Legion Post 36, Senior Vice Commander, John Haupt, American Legion Post 36, Ryan Beth, Sam's Club, Club Manager, Chuck Campos, American Legion Post 36, Caleb Hug, Sam's Club, Manager, Steve Schneider, American Legion Post 36, Don Meseth, American Legion Post 36, Commander and Gene Mackowicz, American Legion Post 36, pose for a photograph with the holiday baskets at Des Plaines Sam’s Club.

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