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By LuAnn Schindler

Maskmaker, Maskmaker ... Make me a mask

Ewing resident creates colorful face masks


April 16, 2020

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A call for volunteers to sew face masks, due to a shortage, caught the attention a Ewing resident who has a background in sewing.

Nancy Harpster said after school dismissed March 16, she came across a Facebook page coordinated by an Omaha-area nurse practitioner.

"She was looking for volunteers to sew face masks."

Harpster, who serves as bookkeeper at Ewing Public Schools, joined the Facebook group and volunteered to sew marks.

Harpster had extra fabric stashed away from quilting projects.

"I really wanted to be able to do something for others during this difficult time," Harpster said.


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