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D. School Supplies for Africa

Two suitcases filled with school supplies for children in Africa were sent to Honolulu where Nancy Pace, M.D. will take them on to school children in Africa.

Hilo Zontians bought or collected:
655 pencils
28 packs colored markers
23 rules/protractors
45 pens
230 erasers
4 boxes colored pencils
65 boxes crayons
45 pencil sharpeners
7 flutophones
17 scissors
10 bookbags
miscellaneous items

Dr. Pace,  who spoke to our Club in June 2011, does medical mission and other work in various world tough spots.  She said for some of the children, it will be their very first pencil.