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Arbors at Fairlawn residents make ribbons

10/4/2012 - West Side Leader
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By Kathleen Folkerth

Photo: Kathleen Folkerth
FAIRLAWN — Residents at the Arbors at Fairlawn on South Cleveland-Massillon Road are making and selling pink ribbons to support the fight against breast cancer.

Life Enrichment Director Cassy Wynn has been helping the residents make the ribbons. On Fridays in October, the residents will sell the ribbons for 50 cents each and donate the profits to the Susan G. Komen for the Cure, Wynn said.

Shown at right is resident Dorothy Guseman as she works to create a ribbon. After the residents glued the ribbons together, Wynn glued a safety pin to the back so they can be worn.

Wynn said the residents have set a goal of selling 120 of the ribbons and being able to donate $60 to Komen.

“If we can do more than that, we’ll be thrilled,” Wynn said.

— By Kathleen Folkerth

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