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Updated 12:00 a.m., Sun December 10, 2017
PHOTO BY: Mark Buffalo

The White River Area Agency on Aging is sponsoring a Silver Angel Tree program this year in Jackson County. The trees are on display at iCare Pharmacy and Merchants and Planters Bank in Newport. Pictured with the tree at Merchants and Planters Bank are, from left, Tracy Baxter, White River Area Agency on Aging; Mandy Rowland, iCare Pharmacy; Arlene Henry, WRAAA; Martha Edwards, Merchants and Planters Bank; Mary Ritcheson, WRAAA, Tammi Grady, WRAAA; and Sarah Chambliss, iCare.

Program gives back to seniors

Many seniors don’t expect gifts for the holidays, but a dedicated group of people is making sure seniors get their share of Christmas cheer. The White River Area Agency on Aging is sponsoring a Silver Angel Tree program in Jackson County this year. Arlene Haney, Jackson County WRAAA Care Manager, said this is the first year the Jackson County branch has participated in the program. “I see the need of some of my clients, and I want to make their Christmas brighter,” she said. “We want to make it a yearly tradition. We have some other counties that have been doing it longer.”... READ MORE

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