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Fort Stewart Red Club takes on service projects for the holidays
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Members of the Fort Stewart Red Club take a break to pose for a photo during a litter cleanup in conjunction with Keep Liberty Beautifuls Rivers Alive earlier this fall. - photo by Photo provided.

On Dec. 10, the Red Club Fort Stewart partnered with Keep Liberty Beautiful and conducted the first part of their Holiday For Heroes Project at the gates on Fort Stewart.

Volunteers handed out 3,000 holiday bags and cups. They also did a cleanup/cigarette litter prevention (picking up 4,230 cigarette butts and 15 cigar tips) on two Liberty County roads.

There were 35 volunteers with the Red Club, support was from Kappa Lambda Chi Military fraternity, Kappa Epsilon Psi Military sorority, the Cami Mendoza family and Charmette Reed.

On Dec. 12 — 16 Red Cross volunteers helped with the Disabled American Veterans Chapter 46 Christmas party and gave out 100 Holiday For Heroes project bags and sang Christmas songs with the local area Girl Scouts.

Members have made boxes and bags to give to Kirk Healing Center for the Homeless, Homeless in the Parks, The Homeless Coalition, and Liberty County Re-Entry Coalition. They also made Holiday Bags to hand out at the following locations:

Dec. 18 — Church service at St. Thomas AME Church, 243 Russell Road, Walthourville. Members again handed holiday bags and sang Christmas songs with the area Girl Scouts)

Dec. 19 — VA Clinic holiday party, adult day care center and two nursing homes. They handed out holiday bags at Liberty County Senior Center And Adult Daycare, the Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center in Hinesville, Coastal Manor nursing home in Ludowici, and Woodland Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center in Midway.

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