Military

By Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer jennie.zeitler@ecm-inc.com What began with a gift that Steve and Barb Baker sent to Barb’s son Marty in Iraq has ballooned into Operation Happy Note, a program that provides musical instruments of every style and shape to deployed service members. In 2005, the Bakers, former owners of Fergus Music in Fergus [...]

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By EMILIE THIESSEN Staff Writer emilie.thiessen@ecm-inc.com Sending just one care package to one soldier over- seas takes a lot of time and effort, said Blue Star Mothers local chapter President Deb Feldewerd. Sending nearly 200 packages full of gifts and goodies is an entirely different thing, she said, but as the mother of four soldiers, [...]

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