Saturday, November 29, 2008

Visually impaired students made some Christmas cards

Visual Impairment and Blindness Services of Bethlehem created its cards from the designs of four visually impaired students who attended a summer camp at the Greater Wilkes-Barre Association for the Blind. The cards cost $10 for 12 cards with three of each design and benefit programs and services for blind and visually impaired residents of Northampton and Monroe Counties.

Designs are ''The Christmas Tree,'' by Becca Trebat-Leder, 12, Bethlehem; '' Santa Claus,'' by Emily Wollum, 7, Bethlehem; ''Christmas Cadillac,'' by Warren Kolc, 14, Wilkes-Barre, and ''The Night Before Christmas,'' by Sierra Frantz, 18, Williamsport. To order, call 610-866-8049.T

he Make-A-Wish Foundation of Greater Pennsylvania and Southern West Virginia, based in Pittsburgh, offers holiday cards by four children with life-threatening medical conditions who have had wishes fulfilled, including a Lower Saucon Township boy.

The cards cost $10 for a package of 15 of one of the four designs. Designs are ''Thumbprint Angels,'' by Aaron Kuhns, 9, Lower Saucon Township; ''Holiday Ornaments,'' by Cassie Lombardo, 13, Allison Park, Allegheny County; ''Ho! Ho! Ho!'' by Larry Masucci, 14, of Pittsburgh and ''Snowman, Reindeer and Tree,'' by Jaren Tilford, 6, of Turbotville, Northumberland County.

To order, go online at .


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