PRESS PHOTOS BY MARK RECCEK Gold Star Mothers host a Wreaths Across America basket social fundraiser July 20 at the Catasauqua American Legion. Seated are, from left, Anna Rodriguez, Whitehall, and Anna Ruth Harton, Bethlehem; and standing are Dolores Reed, Whitehall, Carol Resh, Fogelsville, Nancy Smith, Emmaus and Jennifer Smith, Allentown.
RIGHT BOTTOM: Rose Mary Kromer, of Whitehall, browses through the baskets available during the fundraising event for Wreaths Across America.
RIGHT TOP: Photos of local servicemen who lost their lives in combat are displayed during the basket social event. Wreaths Across America will place wreaths on the graves of veterans Dec. 14. The local chapter will place wreaths at Cedar Hill Cemetery on Airport Road in Allentown.
In support of those who gave their lives
Blue Star Mothers hosted a basket social fundraiser to cover the cost of decorating the graves of military personnel who were killed in action.