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From Keith Boardman

By Staff | Nov 6, 2013

As we prepare for the upcoming Christmas mail campaign, Mail for Our Military would like to extend special thanks to the Country Bums 4-H in Proctor, which participated in the most recent campaign.

Led by Linda Mason, they were the number one group in West Virginia as well as in the top five 4-H groups nationally. The club had participants from Proctor and Moundsville, as well as from Wheeling, in West Virginia; St. Clairsville and Clarington, Ohio; and Mineral, Va.

Two of the clubs’ members were also the top two individuals in West Virginia.

Mail is received from all across the nation, mixed thoroughly before being divided into hundreds of packages, both large and small, then sent to military units across the U.S. and around the world.

As the continuation of the Vietnam Mail Call project which was launched in 1965, this mail has been bringing smiles to our men and women in uniform for almost a half-century.

Anyone who would like to know how to join the Mail for Our Military campaign can receive complete information and instructions by sending their name and mailing address to P.O. Box 100, New Madrid, MO 63869 (time is of the essence). The troops will thank you, and so do we.

Keith Boardman

Executive Director

New Madrid, Mo.