Wrap yourself in Chester landmarks throw

Kiwanis is selling special blankets to raise money for youth programs

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  • Chester Kiwanis members (from left) Georgiana and Richard Robillard and Sue Bahren display the Kiwanis blanket depicting Chester landmarks (Photo by Frances Ruth Harris)

  • The blanket, shown in cranberry red, also comes in navy blue and hunter green (Photo by Frances Ruth Harris)

  • Chester Kiwanis members (from left) Richard and Georgiana Robillard and Sue Bahren (Photo by Frances Ruth Harris)

— The Chester Kiwanis Club is selling blankets depicting historic landmarks to raise money for youth programs supported by the club.

The washable cotton throw costs $40. It's 48 inches by 68 inches and comes in cranberry red, hunter green, and navy blue.

Kiwanis says the blanket will make a great gift for Mother's Day, Father's Day, or graduation — pick up an extra to keep on hand for an all-occasion gift.

The Chester landmarks depicted on the throw include:

St. Paul's Episcopal Church

Erie Railroad at Greycourt

Erie Railroad Station

St. Columba Roman Catholic Church

Chester Free Library

Chester Methodist Church

Chester National Bank

Brooks Garage

Brook Farm

Yelverton Inn

Walton Engine & Hose Company

First Presbyterian Church of Chester

Chester High School

The Hambletonian Monument

For more information or to put in an order, get in touch with Susan Bahren at SBahren1974@gmail.com call or text 845-222-2163.

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