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Treasures for Troops Q & A and general information...

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Press Release Contact: Jim Carlyle
MANAGER/CO-OWNER Phone: (616) 527-9466 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 14, 2018 WION's Treasures for troops sends 260 boxes to deployed soldiers! In it's fifth year of the  annual event, WION's "Treasures for Troops" has provided Michigan Chapter #188 of the Blue Star Mothers with enough collections for more packages to go overseas than any other year since the drive began!  Last year (2017) 200 boxes went out, and before that in 2016, 188. Each year the effort has been excellent but this year, the (hopeful) goal of 250 was exceeded!
This year's record mailing is to the credit of all donors, and due in part to the addition of WGLM (WION's Sister Station promoting it in MontcalmCounty) and LowellHigh School's student-run radio station, WWRW helping by spreading the word on the air, and actively collecting in the High School.

The Young Automotive Group Ionia has sponsored this drive each year, and this year provided a Chevy Tr…