Covenant Presbyterian Plans Clothing Swap Monday

Thursday, October 10, 2013

A clothing swap will be held at Covenant Presbyterian Church, 8451 East Brainerd Road, Monday from 4-8 p.m. and Tuesday from 9 a.m.-noon.   Participants may bring items they do not wear, like or that do not fit and swap them for something they can use. There are usually men's, women's, kids', infants' and maternity clothes with occasionally household items. The swap will be in Schum Fellowship Hall.

Chicks 'N' Chocolate for women will be Friday, Oct. 18, at 6:30 p.m. at the home of Diane Lazor for a movie night.

Bring a sweet or salty treat to share and enjoy the movie, Amazing Grace.  Make a reservation to Leanna Cathey at if you are able to attend.

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