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Summer's Bounty; Hesston Church Bringing In Frozen Fruit For Fun, To Help Charities

Posted 7/16/2018

By Blake Spurney

Hesston Record StaffPROVIDED PHOTOS
BECKY Herron displays frozen strawberries and blueberries she ordered from Bithell Farms.PROVIDED PHOTOS BECKY Herron displays frozen strawberries and blueberries she ordered from Bithell Farms.

The Hesston United Methodist Women are in their 30th year of raising money for area charities by selling buckets of frozen fruit.

Becky Herron, who has been leading the effort for 20 years, said a member of her group knew someone who had good results from selling Bithell Farms fruit.

“We felt like we could do better with our mission of giving if we had a project,” she said. “And we didn’t want to do a bake sale, plain and simple.” The path the group took ironically has led to numerous people enjoying a delicious dessert.

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