Residents at Echo Ridge handmake winter garments for presidential statues

RAPID CITY, S.D. – Residents at Good Samaritan Society - Echo Ridge Independent Living in Rapid City are creating winter gear for the presidential statues in downtown Rapid City.

A group of ladies’ crotchet hats and scarves for those in need every year. So far, they have made 50 garments.

This project is not limited to the statutes downtown, the ladies make hats, scarves, and blankets for other organizations too.

“We’ve taken hats to the Cornerstone Rescue Mission. “We’ve donated hats to the cancer care unit, blankets, lap robes, baby items to Birth Right and other agencies throughout the town,” said Jan Albright, resident at Echo Ridge.

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