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Bears made in Erinsville for Zambia with love

Students from St. Patrick Catholic School in Erinsville have sent teddy bears filled with love to children in Zambia this February. Students from Junior Kindergarten to Grade 8 worked on 46 teddy bears that went to Africa Feb. 26 with local missionaries Tom and Cheryl Martin, and Bob and Marg Allore. "Every year, we do a project during Lent to focus on global awareness and social issues," said Anne Hanley, who teaches Grades 1 to 4 in Erinsville."It opens the students' eyes to the needs of others in a way they wouldn't normally see here."…(read more)