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Fairfield Area Weighted Blankets

Dec 05, 2017

Fairfield Area Weighted Blankets

Fourteen individuals participated in Fairfield Area Weighted Blankets’ weighted blanket-making and learning workshop Nov. 18 at SunnyBrook Assisted Living.

According to co-coordinator Joanne Ancell, the group has given over 70 free weighted blankets to area children and adults with special needs, including: ADHD, autism, and restless leg syndrome.

The next meeting will be 1:30-3:30 p.m. Monday at SunnyBrook. No workshop will be held in January.Gatherings are moving to Saturdays in 2018 beginning with: Feb. 10, March 10, April 14, and May 12. The workshops are all from 1:30-3:30 p.m.

The workshops are open to all genders. Participation is free; donations are accepted, but not requested. Donations of material also are accepted, though some materials do not work as well for the blankets.

Questions can be directed to Ancell at 472-4736.

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