The Sunday School Class at St. John's Orthodox Church in Nesquehoning collected items to be sent to the troops in Afghanistan for Christmas. They turned the things over to the VFW Post 8008 for packing and mailing. Back row, accepting the gifts are Walter Breiner, VFW 8008 commander; Ted Dacey, VFW chaplain; Jim Mulholland, VFW senior vice commander; Rev. Robert Teklinski, church pastor; Eugene Hrebik, church president. Presenting the donations were class students Matt Hilbert, Bobby Stempa, Kira Thomas, Shelby Stempa, Alexsya Thomas, Brody Breiner, and Gabe Thomas.