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Thanking the community by giving back

Posted on Wednesday, October 25, 2017 at 10:12 am

Open since 1971, Allison’s Ace Hardware is truly a part of the community. And it loves the people in the community and gives back in many ways. This past weekend was just one of the ways it does that. Opening its doors, it made a great showing of family fun as a way of thanking the community that has been its home for more than 45 years.

Buzzie the Clown sat and painted faces, kids lining up for their turn, as folks at the table across from them carefully chose pumpkins and painted them with care. Tables covered with delicious baked treats greeted folks as they entered or exited the building, tempting folks with delights.

State Trooper Zavala stood behind a table with books about safety to give to children. Three young girls approached asking if they could have their fingerprints done. Zavala asked, “What’s the magic word?” and all three girls shouted, “Please!” in unison. The trooper showed them how to roll their fingers to get clear prints, as each took their turn.

Pick up a copy of the October 25 edition of the Northumberland Echo to read the full story