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Student Council Fundraiser Benefits Local Veterans

Mars Area High School Student Council raised $1,348 to benefit veterans living at St. John Specialty Care Center (Mars) through a “Cookies for a Cause” fundraiser.

Student Council member Jenna Sutton, junior, organized the fundraiser, which took place at the Mars Farmers Market (June-August) and at Mars Applefest (Oct. 6). Student Council members volunteered as guest bakers and salespersons and the bakers covered the cost of all ingredients.

In addition, Sutton offered a seasonal European-style bread bakery, where in previous years she would sell her cookies. Instead, this year, she decided to sell the cookies to benefit the cause and donated any unsold cookies to the residents of St. John Specialty Care Center.

For more information, call (724) 625-1581.