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UAW Local 997 Retirees Holiday Gathering

Published: Thursday, Dec. 13, 2012 11:49 a.m. CDT • Updated: Thursday, Dec. 13, 2012 12:01 p.m. CDT
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Salvation Army Capt. Mikey Carter (right) accepts a check for $300 from UAW Local 997 Chairman Bob VanderLeest.
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UAW members appluad the band, who played a full set as this year's holiday meeting entertainment.
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Local bluegrass band Highway Home performs during the UAW Local 997 Christmas meeting following a potluck supper and several donation presentations on Wednesday evening.

Salvation Army Capt. Mikey Carter (right) accepts a check for $300 from UAW Local 997 Chairman Bob VanderLeest on Wednesday. Local 997 also donated money to help those affected by Hurricane Sandy and donated $200 to the Courthouse Lighting Fund. UAW Local 997 retirees had a Thanksgiving/Christmas gathering that included live entertainment from local band Highway Home and a potluck. See additional photos on page 5A.

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