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Martinsburg Family Uses Decor To Raise Funds for Humane Society

Ron and Jaynne Bowers on Oakdale Road have been decorating their yard for Christmas to collect donations for the Central Pennsylvania Humane Society for several years, and it has expanded to homes across the street.

"It started with just one or two things about 15 years ago," Jaynne said.

In 2008, the first year, they collected $130, and that amount increased steadily over time.

"During the pandemic, all of a sudden, our totals jumped up dramatically," she said.

They thought $880 in 2019 was great, but in 2020 they collected $2,315.

In 2021, they were able to donate $2,240, and last year they...


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