VFW Poppy Days set for May 15-16

    Local Veterans of Foreign Wars are asking people of the Beardstown area to honor the fallen by helping the living during the annual Poppy Days campaign May 15-16. Members of Guthrie Pierce Post 1239, Veterans of Foreign Wars, along with the women and men of the posts’ auxiliaries will be holding their annual “Buddy Poppy” fundraiser this weekend, selling poppies at various locations on Friday afternoon and Saturday morning.  
    VFW and auxiliary members will be accepting donations at various locations in Beardstown from 2-5 p.m. Friday and from 9 a.m. until noon on Saturday.

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“Jesus did not simply die to save us from our sins; Jesus lived to save us from our sins. His life and teaching show us the way to liberation.” (Rachel Held Evans, Inspired, p. 155)