April 16, 2014

Medina
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Missions & Charities projects provide gifts for the troops

Members of the Medina County division of the Ancient Order of Hibernians and their families packaged 18 boxes of gifts for troops in Afghanistan as part of its Missions & Charities project. (COURTESY PHOTO)

Members of the Medina County division of the Ancient Order of Hibernians and their families packaged 18 boxes of gifts for troops in Afghanistan as part of its Missions & Charities project. (COURTESY PHOTO)

Members of the Ancient Order of Hibernians, Irish Brigade Division 1 of Medina County, and their families recently filled gift boxes for troops in Afghanistan as part of its Missions & Charities project.

Following the lead of their division president, Tony Manley, who has a son in Afghanistan, the group assem­bled 18 boxes for shipment. All items were donated by Hiber­nians, their friends and local businesses.

The Ancient Order of Hiber­nians in America is an Irish-Catholic men’s organization that was founded in New York in 1836 and has members throughout the United States and Canada.