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Local 4-H member creates 1,000 masks during COVID-19 pandemic

 

Left: Falynn Thomas, a 9-year-old Alva 4-H member, has created and donated over 1,000 masks to local medical facilities. Right: Falynn Thomas delivers her handmade masks to Katey Bullock, nurse at Share Convalescent Home.

During summer months the children of Alva usually play outside with friends, running around town to find something interesting to do. However, with the current threat of COVID-19 those summer adventures look a little different this year. When the pandemic hit in early March, face coverings and masks became a scarce commodity. Medical facilities all over the state put out a call for homemade masks, and Woods County 4-H answered that call enthusiastically!

Falynn Thomas, a 9-year-old Alva 4-H member, has created and donated over 1,000 masks, an incredible feat for anyone to accomplish, much l...



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