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Museum celebrates the military with Community Giving Day

Submitted by the Park City Museum.

The Park City Museum, 528 Main St., will host a Community Giving Day on Thursday, June 20 from 10 a.m. until 7 p.m. in support of the military troops who are currently deployed from the 19th Special Forces at Camp Williams.

This event being held in conjunction with the traveling exhibit, "Mail Call" that is on display at the museum through

The museum will offer free admission for those who donate an item for care packages that will be sent to these troops.

Suggested donations include canned items such as fruit, chicken, peanut butter, jelly, sardines and tuna or microwavable foods such as macaroni & cheese, popcorn and various mini dinners.

Snack foods such as chips, cookies, crackers, dried fruit, nuts, candy and dry cereal are also needed along with over-the-counter medicines, wet wipes, lip balm, dental floss, and contact solution.

Items that can’t be sent include pork products, alcohol, pornography, liquid hand sanitizer, aerosol cans and chocolate.

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Visit the USPS at http://www.usps.com to learn more about APO/FPO mailings and view sizes of postal boxes available. Call 1-800-610-8734 to order free shipping supplies. Visit the Military Postal Service Agency to learn even more http://hqdainet.army.mil/mpsa/mid.htm .

For more information, visit http://www.parkcityhistory.org/events/community-giving-day.

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