Lions show warmth for Hometown Hero

Photo by Richie Ann Ashcraft—Kerrie Strasser, left, received the Grand Junction Lions Club annual Hometown Hero Award on Tuesday for her work beginning the local chapter of Project Linus, in which volunteers sew and give blankets to sick or injured children. Strasser said she became familiar with Project Linus in 2003 when her own daughter received a blanket from the organization while undergoing chemotherapy in Denver.



lions hero 110910

Photo by Richie Ann Ashcraft—Kerrie Strasser, left, received the Grand Junction Lions Club annual Hometown Hero Award on Tuesday for her work beginning the local chapter of Project Linus, in which volunteers sew and give blankets to sick or injured children. Strasser said she became familiar with Project Linus in 2003 when her own daughter received a blanket from the organization while undergoing chemotherapy in Denver.

Dry eyes were hard to find Tuesday when the Grand Junction Lions Club gave a standing ovation to an unsung community hero who has sewn and distributed thousands of blankets for sick or injured…




COMMENTS

Commenting is not available in this channel entry.




Search More Jobs






THE DAILY SENTINEL
734 S. Seventh St.
Grand Junction, CO 81501
970-242-5050
Editions
Subscribe to print edition
E-edition
Advertisers
Sign in to your account
Information

© 2014 Grand Junction Media, Inc.
By using this site you agree to the Visitor Agreement and the Privacy Policy