Gold Star Rifle Raffle – Still Time to Enter

November 21, 2014 at 6:23 pm | In Uncategorized by admin
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There is still time to enter Operation Bugle Boy’s Gold Star Rifle Raffle.

Drawing will be December 13, 2014.  Tickets are only $10 each.

 

Gold Star Rifle

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Artwork on stock

Artwork on stock – CLICK TO ENLARGE

 

Artwork on  butt stock - CLICK TO ENLARG

Artwork on butt stock – CLICK TO ENLARG

 

The rifle is a beautiful commemorative engraved gold plated Henry Rifle honoring the sacrifices made by the three Navy Seals who died in Operation Red Wings: Matthew Axelson, Danny Dietz, and Michael Murphy, along with the sacrifice made by our local marine Leon Deraps.

The rifle will be on display at the following locations and times:

Nov. 22 (Saturday)            10 a.m. – 2 p.m.          Capital Mall

Nov. 22 (Saturday)            4 p.m. – 7 p.m.            Capital Mall

Nov. 22 (Saturday)            2 p.m. – 8 p.m.            Capital 8 Theater

Nov. 29 (Saturday)            10 a.m. – 2 p.m.          Machens Ford

Nov. 29 (Saturday)            2 p.m. – 8 p.m.            Capital 8 Theater

Dec. 7 (Sunday)                 9 a.m. – 7 p.m.            Hy-Vee

Dec. 12 (Friday)                10 a.m. – 2 p.m.          Samuel’s Tuxedos

Dec. 13 (Saturday)            7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.  Busch’s Florist

 

Tickets are available at the above displays as well as the locations listed in the this flyer (click image below to view)

Gold Star Rifle Flyer 2014-09-22

2014 Thanksgiving Shipment is on its way!

November 8, 2014 at 4:39 pm | In Uncategorized by admin
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On Friday, November 7, 2014, we prepared and mailed 11 priority boxes, a prelit Christmas tree, and a box of decorations for Nick Cooley and his fellow soldiers.

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Janice Lauer at Post Office

Janice Lauer at Post Office

Decorations getting packed

Decorations getting packed

Decorations

Decorations

Decorations

Decorations

Decorations

Decorations

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Tree decorations and cards for the soldiers to use writing home from Tammy Maasen.

Tree decorations and cards for the soldiers to use writing home from Tammy Maasen.

Tree Topper, tinsel and cards for the soldiers to use writing home.

Tree Topper, tinsel and cards for the soldiers to use writing home.

Caramel Popcorn and Banana Bread from Gina Atkinson

Caramel Popcorn and Banana Bread from Gina Atkinson

Banana Bread loaves and muffins made by Tammy Maasen Family

Banana Bread loaves and muffins made by Tammy Maasen Family

Famous Amos Cookies from Dennis Sykes

Famous Amos Cookies from Dennis Sykes

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Cards from Immanuel Lutheran Learning Center and School

Cards from Immanuel Lutheran Learning Center and School

Cards from Immanuel Lutheran Learning Center and School

Cards from Immanuel Lutheran Learning Center and School

Boxes being filled

Boxes being filled

Boxes being filled

Boxes being filled

Boxes being filled

Boxes being filled

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Boxes being filled

Boxes being filled

Boxes being filled

Boxes being filled

Janice Lauer Packing

Janice Lauer Packing

Boxes being filled

Boxes being filled

Boxes being filled

Boxes being filled

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Decorations box topped off with  goodies

Decorations box topped off with goodies

Janice Lauer using Hershey’s miniatures to fill empty spaces.

Janice Lauer using Hershey’s miniatures to fill empty spaces.

Hershey's miniatures filling empty spaces

Hershey’s miniatures filling empty spaces

Correspondence tops each box

Correspondence tops each box

Janice Lauer holding packaged Christmas Tree

Janice Lauer holding packaged Christmas Tree

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Front - Cards made by Tom and Tammy Maasen Family.

Front – Cards made by Tom and Tammy Maasen Family.

Inside - Cards made by Tom and Tammy Maasen Family.

Inside – Cards made by Tom and Tammy Maasen Family.

Back - Cards made by Tom and Tammy Maasen Family.

Back – Cards made by Tom and Tammy Maasen Family.

Thanks to everyone who helped with this shipment!

As long as our precious children are in harm’s way protecting us, showing them we care is the least we can do for them.

Please, keep them in your thoughts and prayers.