Aurora Area Retired Teachers Association (AARTA) members peruse the more than 111 fleece blankets and quilts which were hand-crafted in an annual “Warm Fuzzies” community-service project. From left are Dick Schindel, Aurora, AARTA president; Linda Weiss, Batavia; Eva Balek, Aurora, project coordinator; and Marilyn Ruby, Geneva. Blankets were collected at the AARTA’s June 5 luncheon meeting at Gaslite Manor banquet hall in Aurora. Volunteers will distribute blankets to residents of Batavia Rehabilitation Center and Jennings Terrace, Symphony of Orchard Valley, The Grove of Fox Valley, Presence McAuley Manor and Elmwood Terrace in Aurora.
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